University of Technology Sydney

C09063v2 Bachelor of Property Economics (Honours)

Award(s): Bachelor of Property Economics (Honours) (BPropEc(Hons))
CRICOS code: 079555A
Commonwealth supported place?: Yes
Load credit points: 48
Course EFTSL: 1
Location: City campus

Notes

Admission to this course has been suspended until Autumn 2023.


Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Professional recognition
Other information

Overview

Building on the bachelor's course, students completing the honours degree develop in-depth knowledge and advanced research skills on a topic related to property (e.g., valuation and law; finance and investment; or development and planning) and complete a thesis.

Depending on the two areas chosen, students in this course qualify for more advanced professional work in a particular specialisation or specialisations, and are prepared for entry into a higher research degree.

Course aims

These advanced subjects aim to ensure that honours students develop the critical thinking, and analytic and synthetic skills needed to deal with more complex problems, and deeper knowledge about particular areas of specialisation. All honours students are required to demonstrate the ability to design and carry out independent research, using critical thinking and judgement alongside technical research skills.

Career options

Career options include property valuer, property and asset manager, property market analyst, property sales and acquisitions, property developer, funds manager, and corporate real estate adviser.

Course intended learning outcomes

A.1 Identify ethical issues and apply informed ethical judgements in professional Contexts
A.2 Work effectively in culturally diverse contexts
C.1 Effectively apply a variety of communication skills and technologies at an advanced level in professional contexts
C.2 Communicate complex ideas to a diverse audience
C.3 Sensitivity to working and researching within Indigenous contexts
I.1 Apply innovative information technologies to built environment issues
I.2 Develop alternative, appropriate creative solutions to built environment issues
P.1 Apply specialised valuation, legal, financial, investment, development, sustainability, or planning knowledge at an advanced level to various built environment contexts
P.2 Formulate and implement methodology for independent research projects
R.1 Engage in an advanced level of critical and reflective thinking in built environment contexts
R.2 Source, evaluate and use information within defined parameters (Research Application)
R.3 Analyse, structure and report the results of research (Research Skills)
R.4 Demonstrate judgement in critical analysis of research

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline at an appropriate level.

UTS students: criteria for a guaranteed offer

Applicants with a UTS Bachelor of Property Economics who have attained an overall minimum WAM of 70 or above will be made a threshold offer.

UTS students: course completed within the last three years

Applicants with a UTS Bachelor of Property Economics who have completed the course within the last three years and attained an overall WAM between 65 and 69.99 must provide the following additional material in order to be considered for a place in the Bachelor of Property Economics (Honours):

  • a 200–300 word personal statement addressing the applicant's reasons for wishing to undertake the Bachelor of Property Economics (Honours)
  • a typical written assignment that the applicant has submitted in their previous degree that represents their writing and critical analysis ability.

UTS students: course completed four or more years ago

Applicants with a UTS Bachelor of Property Economics who have completed the course four or more years ago and have demonstrated relevant work experience within the property economics industry must provide the following additional material in order to be considered for a place in the Bachelor of Property Economics (Honours):

  • a 200–300 word personal statement addressing the applicant's reasons for wishing to undertake the Bachelor of Property Economics (Honours)
  • a typical written assignment that the applicant has submitted in their previous degree that represents their writing and critical analysis ability
  • a one-page CV in PDF format that clearly articulates the applicant's relevant experience, accompanied by supporting reference(s) from related industry employer(s)
  • a copy of their academic transcript.

Non-UTS applicants

Applicants with a degree which is equivalent to the UTS Bachelor of Property Economics and who have attained an overall minimum WAM of 65 or above must provide the following additional material in order to be considered for a place in the Bachelor of Property Economics (Honours):

  • a 200–300 word personal statement addressing the applicant's reasons for wishing to undertake the Bachelor of Property Economics (Honours)
  • a typical written assignment that the applicant has submitted in their previous degree that represents their writing and critical analysis ability
  • a verified copy of the applicant's previous academic transcript.

Students must refer to the inherent requirements for all degrees offered by Design and Architecture in the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building.

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 is offered on a one-year, full-time or part-time equivalent basis.

Course structure

The course comprises a total of 48 credit points.

Course completion requirements

STM91298 Honours Research 48cp
Total 48cp

Course program

A typical course program is shown below.

Professional recognition

Australian Property Institute (API); Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Student Centre on:

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