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C04317v1 Master of Property Development and Project Management

Award(s): Master of Property Development Project Management (MPropDevPM)
UAC code: 940126(Autumn session, Spring session)
CRICOS code: 089508C
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 project management practitioners, and graduates in related fields who wish to extend their qualifications and expertise in property development and project management. Graduates have a commitment to professionalism in the property and project management sector.

This course is for property and project management professionals who want to upgrade their qualifications or expertise or for those who wish to enter the property or project management industries. In their first year students develop an understanding of how to balance private and public interests in urban development, how to apply the principles of project management, and how to assess development feasibility.

Career options

Career options include positions in property development in the public and private sectors, and project management.

Course intended learning outcomes

A.1 Ability to identify and evaluate actual or potential ethical issues and determine sound ethical judgments in property development, project management, 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, 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 Ability to interpret and communicate knowledge, skills and ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences in property development, project management, and / or scholarly contexts
C.2 Ability to work effectively in project teams in property development, project management, and / or scholarly contexts
I.1 Ability to formulate appropriate alternative solutions applying creativity and initiative to complex problems in property development, project management, and / or related academic contexts
P.1 Ability to integrate knowledge related to a wide spectrum of property and project management issues to the analysis of practice based scenarios
P.2 Ability to develop and adapt project management knowledge to meet contextual demands
R.1 Ability to apply and demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to property development, project management, 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, 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, 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 with a credit average or above, or
  • a UTS Graduate Certificate in Project Management with a pass average or above.

In addition to one of the above qualifications, applicants also need to satisfy the following:

  • a minimum of six months' relevant work experience
  • provision of a CV clearly articulating project management experience
  • provision of 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.

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
12518 Property Transactions   6cp
15143 Group Project A: Urban Renewal   6cp
17551 Property Market and Risk Analysis   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
15312 Project Communication, HR and Stakeholders   6cp
15310 Scope and Integration Management   6cp
15316 Project Time and Cost Management   6cp
15319 Project Risk, Procurement and Quality Management   6cp
Spring session
Select 24 credit points from the following:   24cp
CBK91235 Advanced Project Management 24cp  
Spring commencing, full time
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
17704 Property Development Finance   6cp
12518 Property Transactions   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 Scope and Integration Management   6cp
15316 Project 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:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
or +61 2 9514 1222
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