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

Notes

Students who do not meet the admission requirements below may begin with a Graduate Certificate and progress to the Master of Property Development and Planning.

Graduate Certificate in Property Development --> Master of Property Development and Planning

-OR-

Graduate Certificate in Planning --> Master of Property Development and Planning

(Note that entry to the Masters via other UTS Graduate Certificates and Graduate Diplomas is also possible.)


Overview
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Inherent requirements
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Articulation with UTS courses
Professional recognition
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 at credit average or above, in 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
  • UTS Graduate Certificate in Urban Planning and Design (Online)
  • UTS Graduate Diploma in Urban Planning (Online)
  • UTS Graduate Diploma in Urban Design (Online)
  • UTS Graduate Certificate in Property Development (Online)
  • UTS Graduate Diploma in Property Development (Online).

Pathway 2

For applicants without Bachelor degree but with a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma not listed under Pathway 1:

  • The qualification must be at credit average or above, in one of the following fields of education: Architecture and Urban Environment (Architecture, Urban Design and Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, Interior and Environmental Design, Architecture and Urban Environment, not elsewhere classified, e.g. building conservation, property development), Building Surveying, Building Construction Economics, Valuation, Human Geography, Geomatic Engineering (Surveying, Mapping Science, Geomatic Engineering not elsewhere classified, e.g. Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Land Information Systems (LIS), Photogrammetry, Remote sensing, Spatial Information Systems (SIS)), Environmental Studies (Land, Parks and Wildlife Management, Environmental Studies not elsewhere classified, e.g. environmental impact assessment, environmental science, land conservation, soil conservation), Law, Economics and Econometrics, Real Estate; AND
  • applicants should provide a CV (maximum 3 pages) outlining at least three (3) years full-time, or equivalent part-time, work experience* in a field of education listed above; AND
  • a 300-word personal statement clearly articulating their work experience* related to urban 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 with a writing score of 50; or C1A/C2P: 176-184 with a writing score of 169.

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.

Inherent requirements

Inherent requirements are academic and non-academic requirements that are essential to the successful completion of a course. For more information about inherent requirements and where prospective and current students can get assistance and advice regarding these, see the UTS Inherent requirements page.

Prospective and current students should carefully read the Inherent Requirements Statement below and consider whether they might experience challenges in successfully completing this course.

UTS will make reasonable adjustments to teaching and learning, assessment, professional experiences, course related work experience and other course activities to facilitate maximum participation by students with disabilities, carer responsibilities, and religious or cultural obligations in their courses.

For course specific information see the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building Inherent (Essential) Requirements Statement.

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

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Planning (C11270), the Graduate Diploma in Planning (C04316) and the Master of Property Development and Planning.

Professional recognition

This program is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia.

Other information

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