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C04316v2 Master of Property Development and Planning

Award(s): Master of Property Development and Planning (MPropDevPlan)
UAC code: 940125(Autumn session, Spring session)
CRICOS code: 089509B
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 96
Course EFTSL: 2

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 Ability to identify and evaluate actual or potential ethical issues and determine sound ethical judgments in property development, planning, and / or scholarly contexts
A.2 Ability to 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 Ability to interpret and communicate knowledge, skills and ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences in property development, planning, and / or scholarly contexts
C.2 Ability to work effectively in project teams in property development, planning, and / or scholarly contexts
I.1 Ability to formulate appropriate alternative solutions applying creativity and initiative to complex problems in property development, planning, and / or related academic contexts
I.2 Ability to apply urban design principles to develop creative solutions for urban problems
P.1 Ability to integrate knowledge related to a wide spectrum of property and planning issues to the analysis of practice based scenarios
P.2 Ability to think strategically about the future of cities and regions and understand the drivers of change
R.1 Ability to apply and demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to property development, planning, and / or related scholarly contexts
R.2 Ability to 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.

Applicants must satisfy one of the following:

  • a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or equivalent, at a pass level from one of the following disciplines: architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and regional planning, community development, property economics, property development, planning, geography, geography information systems (GIS), environmental science, economics and econometrics, law, building, accounting, project management, real estate, valuation, civil engineering, environmental engineering
  • a UTS recognised bachelor's degree in an unrelated discipline
  • a UTS Graduate Certificate in Property and Planning with a credit average or above
  • a UTS Graduate Certificate in Planning with a credit average or above
  • a UTS Graduate Diploma in Property Development with a credit average or above
  • a UTS Graduate Diploma in Planning with a credit average or above
  • a UTS Graduate Diploma in Property Development with a credit average or above
  • a UTS Graduate Diploma in Planning with a credit average or above.

Applicants with a completed UTS recognised bachelor's degree in an unrelated discipline need to provide a CV (max. three pages) outlining a minimum of two years' work experience in a profession closely related to urban planning.

Applicants who do not satisfy the academic requirements may be considered on their ability to demonstrate equivalency through a minimum of five years' relevant work experience. Applicants need to provide a CV (max. three pages) outlining their work experience.

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 78 credit points of core subjects and 18 credit points of electives.

Course completion requirements

STM91204 Core subjects (Property Development and Planning) 78cp
CBK91257 Options (Property Development and Planning) 18cp
Total 96cp

Course program

A typical program is shown below.

Planning option, Minor project and two electives sequence, Autumn commencing
Year 1
Autumn session
15142 Property Development Process   6cp
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling   6cp
15146 Sustainable Urban Development   6cp
17700 Planning and Environmental Law   6cp
Spring session
17704 Property Development Finance   6cp
15143 Group Project A: Urban Renewal   6cp
15345 Minor Project   6cp
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
15222 Urban Design   6cp
15241 Urban Economics and Infrastructure Funding   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
12002 Global Property Trends 6cp  
15602 Social Planning and Community Development 6cp  
171200 Conservation and Heritage 6cp  
17775 Land Acquisition Statutory Valuation and Litigation 6cp  
15251 Spatial Analysis in Planning and Property 6cp  
17774 Sustainable Building Design and Evaluation 6cp  
15603 Strategic Planning 6cp  
Spring session
15144 Group Project B: Greenfields Development   6cp
15145 Development Negotiation and Community Engagement   6cp
15301 Planning Theory and Decision Making   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
12002 Global Property Trends 6cp  
15602 Social Planning and Community Development 6cp  
171200 Conservation and Heritage 6cp  
17775 Land Acquisition Statutory Valuation and Litigation 6cp  
15251 Spatial Analysis in Planning and Property 6cp  
17774 Sustainable Building Design and Evaluation 6cp  
15603 Strategic Planning 6cp  
Planning option, Major project sequence (no electives), Autumn commencing
Year 1
Autumn session
15142 Property Development Process   6cp
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling   6cp
15146 Sustainable Urban Development   6cp
17700 Planning and Environmental Law   6cp
Spring session
17704 Property Development Finance   6cp
15143 Group Project A: Urban Renewal   6cp
15145 Development Negotiation and Community Engagement   6cp
15301 Planning Theory and Decision Making   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
15302 Major Project: Methods   6cp
15303 Major Project: Analysis   6cp
15222 Urban Design   6cp
15241 Urban Economics and Infrastructure Funding   6cp
Spring session
15144 Group Project B: Greenfields Development   6cp
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
15304 Major Project: Outcomes   6cp
Property Development option, Autumn commencing
Year 1
Autumn session
15142 Property Development Process   6cp
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling   6cp
15146 Sustainable Urban Development   6cp
17700 Planning and Environmental Law   6cp
Spring session
15143 Group Project A: Urban Renewal   6cp
17704 Property Development Finance   6cp
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
CBK91258 Options (Property Development) 18cp  
Year 2
Autumn session
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
15222 Urban Design   6cp
15241 Urban Economics and Infrastructure Funding   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
CBK91258 Options (Property Development) 18cp  
Spring session
15144 Group Project B: Greenfields Development   6cp
15301 Planning Theory and Decision Making   6cp
15145 Development Negotiation and Community Engagement   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
CBK91258 Options (Property Development) 18cp  
Property Development option, Spring commencing
Year 1
Spring session
15142 Property Development Process   6cp
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling   6cp
15146 Sustainable Urban Development   6cp
17700 Planning and Environmental Law   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
15143 Group Project A: Urban Renewal   6cp
15222 Urban Design   6cp
15241 Urban Economics and Infrastructure Funding   6cp
17704 Property Development Finance   6cp
Spring session
15144 Group Project B: Greenfields Development   6cp
15145 Development Negotiation and Community Engagement   6cp
15301 Planning Theory and Decision Making   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
CBK91258 Options (Property Development) 18cp  
Year 3
Autumn session
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
Select 12 credit points from the following:   12cp
CBK91258 Options (Property Development) 18cp  
Planning option, Minor project and two electives sequence, Spring commencing
Year 1
Spring session
15142 Property Development Process   6cp
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling   6cp
15146 Sustainable Urban Development   6cp
17700 Planning and Environmental Law   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
15143 Group Project A: Urban Renewal   6cp
15222 Urban Design   6cp
15241 Urban Economics and Infrastructure Funding   6cp
17704 Property Development Finance   6cp
Spring session
15144 Group Project B: Greenfields Development   6cp
15145 Development Negotiation and Community Engagement   6cp
15301 Planning Theory and Decision Making   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
12002 Global Property Trends 6cp  
15602 Social Planning and Community Development 6cp  
171200 Conservation and Heritage 6cp  
17775 Land Acquisition Statutory Valuation and Litigation 6cp  
15251 Spatial Analysis in Planning and Property 6cp  
17774 Sustainable Building Design and Evaluation 6cp  
15603 Strategic Planning 6cp  
Year 3
Autumn session
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
15345 Minor Project   6cp
Select 6 credit points from the following:   6cp
12002 Global Property Trends 6cp  
15602 Social Planning and Community Development 6cp  
171200 Conservation and Heritage 6cp  
17775 Land Acquisition Statutory Valuation and Litigation 6cp  
15251 Spatial Analysis in Planning and Property 6cp  
17774 Sustainable Building Design and Evaluation 6cp  
15603 Strategic Planning 6cp  
Planning option, Major project sequence (no electives), Spring commencing
Year 1
Spring session
15142 Property Development Process   6cp
12535 Development Feasibility and Modelling   6cp
15146 Sustainable Urban Development   6cp
17700 Planning and Environmental Law   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
15143 Group Project A: Urban Renewal   6cp
15222 Urban Design   6cp
15241 Urban Economics and Infrastructure Funding   6cp
15302 Major Project: Methods   6cp
Spring session
17704 Property Development Finance   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
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
15303 Major Project: Analysis   6cp
15304 Major Project: Outcomes   6cp

Other information

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