University of Technology Sydney

C04317v1 Master of Property Development and Project Management

Award(s): Master of Property Development Project Management (MPropDevPM)
CRICOS code: 089508C
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

The UTS Master of Property Development and Project Management is designed to enhance knowledge and opportunities for professionals in property and project management, and to enable graduates in related fields to extend their qualifications and expertise to embark on careers in property development and project management.

The course provides a mix of foundational and advanced knowledge in both disciplines. Students develop an appreciation of the ways the two fields work together as they gain knowledge and experience in applying concepts in both disciplines. Examples include learning how to balance private and public interests in urban development, how to assess development feasibility, and how to apply the principles of project management.

Career options

Graduates of the UTS Master of Property Development and Project Management are equipped to move into careers in the property or project management disciplines. For those already working as property and project management professionals, the course opens up opportunities to move into more senior roles and enhance their leadership in those industries. Career options include a wide range of property and project management positions in both the public and private sectors.

Course intended learning outcomes

A.1 Identify and evaluate actual or potential ethical issues and determine sound ethical judgements in property development, project management, 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, project management, and / or scholarly contexts
A.3 Understand the history of Indigenous Australians and their property rights, and apply this understanding to property and project management issues
C.1 Interpret and communicate knowledge, skills and ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences in property development, project management, and / or scholarly contexts
C.2 Work effectively in project teams in property development, project management, and / or scholarly contexts
I.1 Formulate appropriate alternative solutions applying creativity and initiative to complex problems in property development, project management, and / or related academic contexts
P.1 Integrate knowledge related to a wide spectrum of property and project management issues to the analysis of practice based scenarios
P.2 Develop and adapt project management knowledge to meet contextual demands
R.1 Apply and demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to property development, project management, 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, project management, 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.

Applicants must have one of the following:

  • a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or equivalent, or higher qualification from one of the following disciplines: architecture and building, engineering, management and commerce, law, economics and econometrics, or
  • a UTS Graduate Diploma in Property Development, or
  • a UTS Graduate Certificate in Project Management.

Applicants with only a UTS recognized Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or higher qualification must have a minimum of one year relevant work experience. Applicants need to provide:

  • a CV clearly articulating project management experience
  • an employer's letter confirming the dates of employment, and the position held
  • a personal statement (max. 300 words) explaining the reasons for wanting to study project management and demonstrating an understanding of basic project management concepts gained from work experience and knowledge of course expectations.

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 72 credit points of core subjects and 24 credit points of electives.

Course completion requirements

STM91161 Core subjects (Property Development and Project Management) 96cp
Total 96cp

Course program

A typical program is shown below.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
15142 Property Development Process   6cp
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling   6cp
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
17771 Valuation Methodology   6cp
Spring session
15312 Project Communication, HR and Stakeholders   6cp
15310 Project Integration Management   6cp
15316 Project Scope, Time and Cost Management   6cp
15319 Project Risk, Procurement and Quality Management   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
17700 Planning and Environmental Law   6cp
15143 Group Project A: Urban Renewal   6cp
Select 12 credit points from the following:   12cp
CBK91235 Advanced Project Management 24cp  
Spring session
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
17704 Property Development Finance   6cp
Select 12 credit points from the following:   12cp
CBK91235 Advanced Project Management 24cp  
Spring commencing, full time
Year 1
Spring session
15142 Property Development Process   6cp
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling   6cp
17771 Valuation Methodology   6cp
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
17704 Property Development Finance   6cp
17700 Planning and Environmental Law   6cp
15143 Group Project A: Urban Renewal   6cp
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
Spring session
15312 Project Communication, HR and Stakeholders   6cp
15310 Project Integration Management   6cp
15316 Project Scope, Time and Cost Management   6cp
15319 Project Risk, Procurement and Quality Management   6cp
Year 3
Autumn session
Select 24 credit points from the following:   24cp
CBK91235 Advanced Project Management 24cp  

Other information

Further information is available on:

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