University of Technology Sydney

C11356v2 Graduate Certificate in Property Development

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Property Development (GradCertPropDev)
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: Online campus

Notes

International students can study this course in online mode only and thus are not eligible for a student visa to study this course in Australia.


Overview
Course aims
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
Other information

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Property Development offers an entry pathway to the Master of Property Development (C04445) for students who have professional experience in property but do not have an appropriate undergraduate qualification, or who have a bachelor's degree in an unrelated field.

The course gives property development students an introduction to the development and planning process, property law and finance, and development feasibility analysis.

Course aims

The course provides students with a combination of experiential learning experiences, teamwork and exposure to practical skills development, together with a thorough understanding of economic, environmental and other knowledge underpinning urban management and development.

Career options

The degree enables professionals to change careers due to the multidisciplinary nature of the learning. Graduates are in public sector positions, including working for state and local government, and in private consulting and property development firms.

Course intended learning outcomes

C.1 Effectively apply a variety of communication skills and technologies in professional contexts
I.1 Develop alternative, appropriate creative solutions to built environment issues
P.1 Demonstrate a comprehensive theoretical understanding of property valuation methodologies together with the capacity to prepare valuation assessments to a professional standard
P.2 Apply a theoretical and practical understanding of research methods to the investigation and analysis of property markets
P.4 Demonstrate a theoretical and practical understanding of built environment law and procedures in a variety of property-related contexts
P.6 Synthesise knowledge related to a wide spectrum of property and asset management issues to the analysis of practiced based property portfolio scenarios
P.7 Apply a comprehensive understanding of contemporary theory in the financial management and financing of property developments to professional practice
P.8 Apply appropriate technical analytic skills to a professional standard
R.1 Demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to property development

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 with a UTS recognised bachelor's degree or equivalent, or higher qualification meet the academic requirements for entry.

Applicants who do not satisfy the academic requirements may be considered for entry by demonstrating equivalency through relevant work experience. Those applicants need to provide:

  • a CV clearly articulating work experience; AND
  • employer's letter confirming the dates of employment, and the position held; AND
  • a personal statement (max. 300 words) explaining why they want to study the Graduate Certificate in Property Development.

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 can be completed in a minimum of 8 months online study, 1 x 6 credit point subject (or equivalent) per session over 4 x 7-week sessions.

A 6-credit point subject requires an average of 15-20 hours of study per week. Students study 1 x 6 credit point subject per teaching session.

Course structure

Students complete four compulsory subjects totalling 24 credit points.

Course completion requirements

17135 Property Development Process 6cp
17125 Development Feasibility and Modelling 6cp
17126 Property Transactions 6cp
17128 Property Development Finance 6cp
Total 24cp

Course program

For more information, download a course guide and speak to a UTS Online Student Enrolment Advisor about fully online study and a possible study program.

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Property Development (C11356), the Graduate Diploma in Property Development (C06150) and the Master of Property Development (C04445).

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
UTS: Design, Architecture and Building