University of Technology Sydney

C04316v3 Master of Property Development and Planning

Award(s): Master of Property Development and Planning (MPropDevPlan)
CRICOS code: 089509B
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 96
Course EFTSL: 2
Location: City campus

Overview
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Other information

Overview

This course is designed for both property and planning practitioners, and graduates in related fields who wish to extend their qualifications and expertise in property development and planning. Graduates have a commitment to professionalism in the property and planning sector.

This course is for property and planning professionals who want to upgrade their qualifications or expertise or for those who wish to enter the property and planning industries. In their first year students develop an understanding of how to balance private and public interests in urban development, how urban economies work, how urban design and sustainability principles are applied, and how development feasibility is assessed.

Career options

Career options include positions in planning at local, metropolitan, and regional level, and property development in the private and public sectors.

Course intended learning outcomes

A.1 Identify and evaluate actual or potential ethical issues and determine sound ethical judgements in property development, planning, and / or scholarly contexts
A.2 Reflect on one's personal views and values and to comprehensively consider alternate views and propositions in property development, planning, and / or scholarly contexts
A.3 Understand the history of Indigenous Australians and their property rights, and apply this understanding to property and planning issues
C.1 Interpret and communicate knowledge, skills and ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences in property development, planning, and / or scholarly contexts
C.2 Work effectively in project teams in property development, planning, and / or scholarly contexts
I.1 Formulate appropriate alternative solutions applying creativity and initiative to complex problems in property development, planning, and / or related academic contexts
I.2 Apply urban design principles to develop creative solutions for urban problems
P.1 Integrate knowledge related to a wide spectrum of property and planning issues to the analysis of practice based scenarios
P.2 Think strategically about the future of cities and regions and understand the drivers of change
R.1 Apply and demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to property development, planning, and / or related scholarly contexts
R.2 Apply cognitive, technical and creative skills to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level in property development, planning, and / or scholarly contexts

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Pathway 1

  1. Applicants must have?completed a UTS-recognised academic qualification or an equivalent (according to NOOSR or UK NARIC) as follows:
  • Bachelor's degree, or
  • Graduate Certificate, or
  • Graduate Diploma, or
  • Master's degree.
  1. For applicants holding a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma, the qualification must be one of the following:
  • UTS Graduate Certificate in Planning
  • UTS Graduate Certificate in Property and Planning
  • UTS Graduate?Certificate?in Property Development
  • UTS Graduate Diploma in Planning
  • UTS Graduate?Diploma?in Property Development

?AND

  • The qualification must be completed with a credit average or above.

Pathway 2

For applicants with no Bachelor?degree but holding a?Graduate?Certificate or Graduate Diploma not listed under?pathway 1:

The qualification must be in?one of the?following disciplines: architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and regional planning, interior and environmental design, community development, property economics, property development, planning, geography, geographic information science (GIS), environmental science, law, economics

AND

  • the qualification must be completed with a credit average?or above, and
  • applicants should have at least 3?years full-time, or equivalent part-time, work experience?in one of the fields? listed? above.

Those applicants must provide:

  • a CV (maximum 3 pages) outlining their work experience*, and
  • a 300-word personal statement clearly articulating their work experience related to planning and explaining their reasons to study the Master of Property Development and Planning.

* Work experience is not restricted to Australia. It can be for anywhere in the world within the relevant cognate field.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Course duration and attendance

The course duration is two years of full-time or four years of part-time study.

Course structure

Students must complete 96 credit points made up of 84 credit points of core subjects and 12 credit points of electives.

Course completion requirements

STM91384 Core subjects (Property Development and Planning) 84cp
CBK91837 Options 12cp
Total 96cp

Course program

A typical program is shown below.

Minor project and one elective, Autumn commencing
Year 1
Autumn session
15142 Property Development Process   6cp
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling   6cp
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
15146 Sustainable Urban Development   6cp
Spring session
17704 Property Development Finance   6cp
17700 Planning and Environmental Law   6cp
15144 Group Project B: Greenfields Development   6cp
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
15143 Group Project A: Urban Renewal   6cp
15222 Urban Design   6cp
15241 Urban Economics and Infrastructure Funding   6cp
15251 Spatial Analysis in Planning and Property   6cp
Spring session
15345 Minor Project   6cp
15145 Development Negotiation and Community Engagement   6cp
15301 Planning Theory and Decision Making   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
STM91386 Minor Project stream 12cp  
Major project (no electives), Autumn commencing
Year 1
Autumn session
15142 Property Development Process   6cp
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling   6cp
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
15146 Sustainable Urban Development   6cp
Spring session
17704 Property Development Finance   6cp
17700 Planning and Environmental Law   6cp
15144 Group Project B: Greenfields Development   6cp
15302 Major Project: Methods   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
15143 Group Project A: Urban Renewal   6cp
15251 Spatial Analysis in Planning and Property   6cp
15222 Urban Design   6cp
15241 Urban Economics and Infrastructure Funding   6cp
Spring session
15301 Planning Theory and Decision Making   6cp
15145 Development Negotiation and Community Engagement   6cp
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
15904 Major Project: Analysis and Outcomes   6cp
Major project (no electives), Spring commencing
Year 1
Spring session
15142 Property Development Process   6cp
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling   6cp
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
17700 Planning and Environmental Law   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
15146 Sustainable Urban Development   6cp
15222 Urban Design   6cp
15241 Urban Economics and Infrastructure Funding   6cp
17704 Property Development Finance   6cp
Spring session
15302 Major Project: Methods   6cp
15144 Group Project B: Greenfields Development   6cp
15145 Development Negotiation and Community Engagement   6cp
15301 Planning Theory and Decision Making   6cp
Year 3
Autumn session
15251 Spatial Analysis in Planning and Property   6cp
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
15904 Major Project: Analysis and Outcomes   6cp
15143 Group Project A: Urban Renewal   6cp
Minor project and one elective, Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
15142 Property Development Process   6cp
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
Spring session
17700 Planning and Environmental Law   6cp
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
15146 Sustainable Urban Development   6cp
15222 Urban Design   6cp
Spring session
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
17704 Property Development Finance   6cp
Year 3
Autumn session
15241 Urban Economics and Infrastructure Funding   6cp
15251 Spatial Analysis in Planning and Property   6cp
Spring session
15144 Group Project B: Greenfields Development   6cp
15145 Development Negotiation and Community Engagement   6cp
Year 4
Autumn session
15143 Group Project A: Urban Renewal   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
STM91386 Minor Project stream 12cp  
Spring session
15345 Minor Project   6cp
15301 Planning Theory and Decision Making   6cp
Minor project and one elective, Spring commencing, part time
Year 1
Spring session
15142 Property Development Process   6cp
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling   6cp
17700 Planning and Environmental Law   6cp
Spring session
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
17704 Property Development Finance   6cp
Year 3
Autumn session
15146 Sustainable Urban Development   6cp
15222 Urban Design   6cp
Spring session
15144 Group Project B: Greenfields Development   6cp
15145 Development Negotiation and Community Engagement   6cp
Year 4
Autumn session
15241 Urban Economics and Infrastructure Funding   6cp
15251 Spatial Analysis in Planning and Property   6cp
Spring session
15301 Planning Theory and Decision Making   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
STM91386 Minor Project stream 12cp  
Year 5
Autumn session
15345 Minor Project   6cp
15143 Group Project A: Urban Renewal   6cp
Major project (no electives), Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
15142 Property Development Process   6cp
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
Spring session
17700 Planning and Environmental Law   6cp
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
15146 Sustainable Urban Development   6cp
15222 Urban Design   6cp
Spring session
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
17704 Property Development Finance   6cp
Year 3
Autumn session
15241 Urban Economics and Infrastructure Funding   6cp
15251 Spatial Analysis in Planning and Property   6cp
Spring session
15144 Group Project B: Greenfields Development   6cp
15145 Development Negotiation and Community Engagement   6cp
Year 4
Autumn session
15143 Group Project A: Urban Renewal   6cp
15302 Major Project: Methods   6cp
Spring session
15301 Planning Theory and Decision Making   6cp
15904 Major Project: Analysis and Outcomes   6cp
Major project (no electives), Spring commencing, part time
Year 1
Spring session
15142 Property Development Process   6cp
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling   6cp
17700 Planning and Environmental Law   6cp
Spring session
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
17704 Property Development Finance   6cp
Year 3
Autumn session
15146 Sustainable Urban Development   6cp
15222 Urban Design   6cp
Spring session
15144 Group Project B: Greenfields Development   6cp
15145 Development Negotiation and Community Engagement   6cp
Year 4
Autumn session
15241 Urban Economics and Infrastructure Funding   6cp
15251 Spatial Analysis in Planning and Property   6cp
Spring session
15301 Planning Theory and Decision Making   6cp
15302 Major Project: Methods   6cp
Year 5
Autumn session
15143 Group Project A: Urban Renewal   6cp
15904 Major Project: Analysis and Outcomes   6cp

Other information

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