Master of Property

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)

Program Description

Master of Property

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)


Are you a property manager, property developer or interested in pursuing a career in property investment? Due to the increasing demand for experienced and qualified professionals within the property field, the University of Newcastle has developed this practical and contemporary program to meet the current and anticipated needs of the industry.

The Master of Property has been designed to provide relevant learning outcomes and flexibility by being delivered entirely online.

Whether you are already working within the property industry or looking to specialise your skills in this area, the Master of Property combines contemporary theory and principles in property management, valuation and market analysis with relevant case studies to punctuate key learnings throughout the program.

Establishing a career in the highly competitive and potentially lucrative property industry requires tenacity and a business-savvy approach. The University of Newcastle's industry-focused Master of Property will prepare you to astutely analyse market trends and help maximise your career potential in the property field.

Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. You can achieve your fully accredited Master of Property at a time that suits you.

Your UON degree will be internationally recognised - our School of Architecture and Built Environment is in the top 40 in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject list (2015).

Is it for you?

From valuing, developing, leasing, financing and managing, the property industry can be thoroughly rewarding with many career paths on offer. By completing a Masters in Property, you are not only able to broaden your knowledge of the issues and influences surrounding the property industry, you are eligible to apply for an associate membership of the Australian Property Institute (API) which represents over 8,500 property professionals across Australia and overseas. Focused on providing professional and technical standards for the industry and its members, the API represents commercial and plant and machinery valuers, property advisers, property analysts and fund managers, property lawyers, property researchers and academics.

Career Pathways

The University of Newcastle's Master of Property is focused on delivering real-world, practical information to help you further your career in the property industry. From property valuation to property development, market analysis and facilities management, opportunities are extensive. A Master’s degree in Property will provides you with the leg up you require in this competitive industry.

You will not only possess practical skills enabling you to readily enter a wide range of careers, you will have a strong knowledge of both national and international property markets and the theories and principles which affect both property investment and management.

For those who looking to develop a career in property industry, the Master’s program at the University of Newcastle will give you a solid foundation from which you can further your practical skills and experience in roles such as Property Manager, Facilities Manager, Property Developer, Property Investment Analyst or Property Portfolio Manager.

Specialisations

The Master of Property at the University of Newcastle has been designed to develop highly relevant skills and knowledge to assist you to obtain success in the property industry. To achieve this, the program is entirely prescribed, with eight core courses covering sustainable development, property economics and finance, property and facilities management, through to property law, planning legislation, investment and evaluation, advanced and statutory valuation, and property market analysis. Depending on the entry level, some students may have to study additional two to four directed courses selected from a number of available courses online.

The program will see you emerge with a well-rounded understanding of the market, an ability to identify and analyse trends and understand and apply the legislative framework which governs the industry.

At the end of your studies, you will have a thorough understanding of the property market and will be able to apply this knowledge in a wide range of property-based careers.

Admission Requirements

  • AQF Level 8 Cognate for the purposes of entry into this program will be determined by a Bachelor Honours Degree, a Graduate Certificate, or a Graduate Diploma in the areas of study, listed below.
  • AQF Level 7 Cognate (with or without completed Graduate Certificate in Property) (with or without five years’ experience) for the purposes of entry into this program will be determined by a Bachelor Degree in the areas of study, listed below.
  • AQF Level 6 Cognate (with completed Graduate Certificate in Property and five years’ experience) for the purposes of entry into this program will be determined by an Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree in the areas of study, listed below.

Study Areas:

Land Economics/ Real Estate/ Property/ Valuation/ Architecture/ Building/ Construction Management/ Surveying/ Quantity Surveying/ Engineering in Civil/ Structure/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Environment/ Town Planning/ Urban Planning/ Commerce/ Economics/ Finance/ Business/ Marketing/ Business Administration/ Law.

Relevant work Experience will be assessed from the information provided below:

  • Applicant statement outlining the relevant work experience that applies to the program learning outcomes. Applicants must demonstrate experience against all learning outcomes.
  • Evidence of employment and experience including start and end dates from employer(s): Offer of employment letter; Certificate of experience/employment
  • Certified transcripts from previous education qualifications in English or with an authorized English translation
  • Detailed resume/CV setting out educational qualifications and work experience
  • Interview (where necessary)

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/governance-and-leadership/policy-library/document?RecordNumber=D15/15438

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated April 10, 2016
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