Course Title: Applied Valuation

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Applied Valuation

Credit Points: 12.00

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities.  

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


325H Property, Construction & Project Management


Sem 2 2012,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 2 2021,
Sem 1 2022,
Sem 2 2022

Course Coordinator: Dr John Garimort

Course Coordinator Phone: 9925 5027

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 8.8.67

Course Coordinator Availability: by appointment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

From 1 January

Enforced Prerequisites: MKTG1320 Valuation Process and Methods and OMGT2239 Investment Valuation Methods

Prior to 2016

You must have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite courses MKTG1320 Valuation Process and Methods and OMGT2239 Investment Valuation Methods before you commence this course.

Course Description

This course will build on the knowledge and skills you have developed in Valuation Processes and Methods and Investment Valuation methods. This capstone course brings together the skills and discipline knowledge you require to value specialist properties.

Please note that if you take this course for a bachelor honours program, your overall mark in this course will be one of the course marks that will be used to calculate the weighted average mark (WAM) that will determine your award level. (This applies to students who commence enrolment in a bachelor honours program from 1 January 2016 onwards. See the WAM information web page for more information.)

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:

1 Determine and apply knowledge of complex property and valuation theory to your professional practice and/or further study
2 Professionally communicate to a range of audiences, demonstrating in depth knowledge of the discipline and of the needs of diverse property and valuation stakeholders
3 Apply logical, critical and creative thinking to analyse, synthesise and apply theoretical knowledge, and technical skills, to formulate evidenced based solutions to industry problems or issues
4 Utilise appropriate methods and techniques to design and /or execute research based or professionally focused property or valuation projects, demonstrating capacity for independent and collaborative learning, addressing real world industry issues
5 Collaborate effectively with others and demonstrate intellectual independence and autonomy to solve problems and/or address industry issues and imperatives
6 Critically examine and reflect on the profession , in local and/or global contexts, and question accepted interpretations and decision making

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Apply valuation techniques to determine the market value of a range of specialist property types
  • •Select and apply valuation techniques to determine the impact of legislative and environmental factors on property value
  •  Research and produce a professional valuation report and verbally communicate and defend the outcome
  • Analyse and apply valuation principles, techniques and the profession’s ethical standards to accurately value a range of property types
  • Critically analyse and apply industry standards to address specialisit valuation scenarios

Overview of Learning Activities

Learning in this course will comprise lectures and workshops, including case study exercises.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.’
A compiled list of reading materials is provided for this course. Learning resources will also include professional journals and Professional Valuation Practice Standards.

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.
Assessment may include class exercises, test, assignments and final exam.
Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
An assessment charter ( ) summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced in a single document:;ID=ln1kd66y87rc .