|12242016||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
|Duration of study: 1 year||Total credits: 131|
|Dr M Burger|
A student is required to attend lectures diligently, but in addition it is recommended, to work at least 480 hours part-time for a suitable employer in the building/construction industry. It will be expected of students to keep a logbook on the prescribed template.
Also refer to G Regulations G.16 to G.29 and G.54.
The admission requirements must be read together with the stipulations of the General Regulations.
A person shall not be admitted as a candidate for the degree unless he or she:
(a) is a graduate of the BSc in Real Estate degree of this University; or
(b) is the holder of any three-year bachelor's degree of this or any other university recognised for the purpose by the head of department as equivalent to the BSc in Quantity Surveying degree of this University; or
(c) has in any other manner attained a level of competence which in the opinion of the head of department is adequate for the purpose of admission.
Selection is based on an applicant's academic record and experience. Applicants may be required to attend an interview and/or write an entrance examination.
A minimum semester/year mark of 40% is required in order to be admitted to the examination in a specific module. In addition, all other examination admission requirements, applicable to the relevant module, must have been met.
No supplementary examinations are granted at postgraduate level.
No special examinations are granted at postgraduate level.
The degree is awarded when all prescribed modules have been passed.
The degree is conferred with distinction if students registered for the degree for the first time, complete the degree within the minimum prescribed time and pass all modules with a weighted average of 75% (excluding POU 720).
Minimum credits: 131
Module content:Estimation of building costs – principles and process; elements of a price; rough quantities and inclusive quantities (elemental and builders’ quantities) for estimating; estimating methods; pricing of various trades and preliminaries; analysis of building cost; building cost escalation; design cost management.
A study of effective business management with reference to various organisational functions. Attention is paid to the built environment practitioner within this context.
Operational management techniques, productivity, work study and effect on price determination. Construction programming techniques.
Module content:The feasibility of a project is investigated by groups comprising students of the various fields of study in the built environment. The projects are presented to a panel of judges comprising practitioners.
Detailed financial viability studies of different types of property developments; value management and life-cycle costing.
Market- and marketability analysis, the influence of location on the marketability and cost of ownership of property, different location models.
Valuation of income-producing properties, commercial properties, lease agreements, land with development potential, mass valuation techniques and jurisprudence regarding property valuation.
A research report on a subject approved by the head of department has to be completed during the final year of study.
Principles of various types of residential, commercial and industrial property developments.
Module content:Principles of the contractual relationship between tenant and landlord for different types of properties, general clauses that should be included in leases and the legal consequences for parties involved.
The nature and scope of real estate investment, objectives of property developers, participants in the property investment process, the investment decision process, investment criteria, investment time horizons, decision making approaches
Marketing of professional services in the property industry. Marketing of large scale property developments. Marketing of specialized property services, i.e. shopping centre activities, hotels and hospitality properties, etc. Marketing of equity capital structures.
Management of different types of facilities and portfolios of assets. Principles of outsourcing and the outsourcing decision. Contractual relationships in facilities- and asset management.
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