University of Technology Sydney

16657 Property Investment and Portfolio Management

6cp; 3hpw, on campus
Requisite(s): 16642 Property Investment and Valuation
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.


This subject introduces the theoretical and applied framework of the portfolio approach to investments. It focuses on the key principles of investment theory and practice and applies them in a strategic context. This subject is designed to provide an understanding of the investment process and to develop a set of tools for making investment and portfolio decisions which can be applied in a practical context.

On completion of the subject students are able to demonstrate the application of the framework of modern portfolio theory, and a foundation for analysing the risks and returns of asset types and investment portfolios. Specific topics include the attributes of various asset classes, the impact of monetary and fiscal policy settings on investment performance, measurement of risk and return, the construction of efficient portfolios, the pricing of risk and investor behaviour.

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