Module:Valuation 1

Module details

  • Module code

    1016 / 1016DL
  • Module leader

    Dr Abdul-Rasheed Amidu
  • Module Level

    4
  • Module credits

    15
  • Min study time

    150 hours
  • Contact hrs

    40 hours (campus) / 18 hours (distance learning)

Module content

The nature of the property market, including types of property and types of tenure. The application of the comparative, investment and residual methods of valuation to the assessment of property values. The principles of compounding, discounting and present value and the use of valuation tables and formulae. Introduction to RICS Valuation - Professional Standards (the Red Book).

Module outcomes

To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:

  1. Explain the factors which underpin value in the property market.
  2. Use the comparative method of valuation to assess the market rent and market value of example properties.
  3. Use valuation tables and/or formulae to explain the application of the principles of compounding, discounting and present value to simple investment problems.
  4. Use the investment method of valuation to assess the market value of properties with a rental income stream.
  5. Use the residual method of valuation to assess the market value of development property.

Assessment

Assessment Description Weighting
Coursework Schedule in class workshop exercises (All Learning Outcomes) 40%
Examination One and a half hour unseen examination (All Learning Outcomes) 60%

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