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Module Code: CDE311
Module Title: Planning and Property development
Module Level: Level 3
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Urban Planning and Design
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module is concerned with the processes through which the built environment is used, produced, managed and renewed. This sets the context for the design and implementation of land use planning goals, strategies and regulatory procedures. Its objectives are to review and explore the nature of land and property development markets, the valuation of property, models which explain the processes associated with property development, the roles of the private and public sectors in land and property development, and the relations between land use planning and property development interests.
Learning outcomes 
Students completing the module successfully should:

A. Have a critical understanding of land and property markets

B. Demonstrate and apply a critical understanding of property valuation methodologies

C. Have a systematic understanding of the property development process
Method of teaching and learning 
This module is delivered through lectures and group tutorials. Lectures will introduce the knowledge base (e.g. key concepts and ideas etc.), and the group tutorials will provide for a more detailed discussion of the issues related to the property development assignment. Other complementary sections such as invited speakers or guided site visits will also be arranged to provide examples of current practice if appropriate.
The syllabus mainly includes three broad areas:

Part 1: Property market, urban planning and development process

Overview of the land and property market, impacts on urban economy, market segments, market actors, development process, and connections with urban planning.

Part 2: Property value, market research and valuation methods

Determinants of value, development finance, risk identification and management, market research, valuation methods and tools.

Part 3: Site and planning, development strategies and feasibility study

Site identification, planning application, trends of property development market, sustainability, urban renewal, development strategies and feasibility study.

Module summary
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 28     14      108  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Individual Report 40.00
2 Individual Report 60.00

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