CONS06029 2019 Introduction to Property Services

General Details

Full Title
Introduction to Property Services
Transcript Title
Introduction to Property Servi
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Subject Area
CONS - Construction
CENG - Civil Eng. and Construction
06 - NFQ Level 6
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Barrie Cox
Programme Membership
SG_SPROP_C06 201900 Higher Certificate in Science in Property Services and Facilities Management SG_SPROP_E06 202000 Certificate in Property Services

The module provides an introduction to property services and the main trends currently emerging in the area. The aim of the module is to provide the student with a basic understanding of the commercial and residential property management profession. 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


Demonstrate an understanding of the emergence and on-going development of the profession of property services management  


Demonstrate an appreciation of the main theoretical concepts underpinning the profession


Describe the main trends emerging in the profession


A knowledge of the relationships between property asset management and the property development and investment industries


Understand the importance of communicating information clearly

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Lectures, tutorials, seminars and continuous assessment


Module Assessment Strategies

Continuous Assessment (100%)

Repeat Assessments

Repeat Continuous Assessment

Indicative Syllabus

  • Historical framework for the development of property services management as a profession.
  • Principal theories in the area of property services management and the application of academic theory in the profession, including the principles of tenanted property.
  • Property services management in an Irish context.
  • Main definitions pertaining to the property management industry.
  • Main trends and emerging issues associated with the profession of property services management, including economic drivers, etc.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Coursework Assessment Assignment 100 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Not Specified Lecture 3 Weekly 3.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Independent Learning 4 Weekly 4.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Part Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Workshop / Seminar Not Specified Workshop 0.16 Weekly 0.16
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 0.16 Hours

Online Learning Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Online Lecture Distance Learning Suite Online Lecture 1 Weekly 1.00
Directed Learning Not Specified Directed Learning 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Independent Learning 4.84 Weekly 4.84
Total Online Learning Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Required Reading
2002-11-01 Property Asset Management Taylor & Francis
ISBN 9781135823351 ISBN-13 1135823359

Property has unique characteristics, both as an investment and as an operational holding. A thorough understanding of this dual role is needed by professionals responsible for maximising a property's full potential. Property Asset Management emphasizes the need for a strategic plan in property management as well as for efficient day-to-day practice.

Module Resources

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Other Resources

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