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Program Code 12408
Graduate Level Postgraduate
Locations
  • Online
UAC Code UAC Website
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Description

PLEASE NOTE: This new AQF level 9 Masters (Coursework) program commences in 2015.

The Master of Property is offered as a postgraduate program through GradSchool. The program is an initiative of the School of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Newcastle, and has been developed in response to an identified demand for a postgraduate qualification in Property.

Why study with us?

The Master of Property provides a flexible and relevant learning experience that meets the current and anticipated future needs of students, employers, the property industry and the wider community. The program is aimed at those already working in the property industry, or those working in related sectors who aspire to move into this field. Students entering the program come from a diverse range of backgrounds and use the knowledge and skills gained in this postgraduate qualification to enhance their career development in a chosen field. The program is designed to equip students with a wide range of practical skills and specialist knowledge for different property-based careers. The study components serve to facilitate both students’ professional and personal growth. Graduates will be equipped with a broad knowledge and understanding of property as an asset class within national and international markets and with the skills necessary to research, analyse and advise on decisions relating to the acquisition, administration, management, disposal, development and financing of property assets. At the University of Newcastle, we recognise that many of our students are in highly demanding employment. Flexible study options are therefore of vital importance. In response we have tailored this program for delivery on a part-time basis in online distance learning mode.

Career Opportunities

Property Manager, Facilities Manager, Property Developer, Property Investment Analyst, Property Portfolio Manager.

Study a Language

All domestic students can now enrol in an undergraduate Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree. Please note that all language courses are held on campus (face to face) at Callaghan.

International students cannot enrol concurrently in the Diploma in Languages alongside their primary program unless they can complete both programs within the duration of their primary program CoE. For more information please contact the ESOS Student Compliance Unit ESOS@newcastle.edu.au.

Admission Requirements

  • AQF Level 8 Cognate for the purposes of entry into this program will be determined by a Bachelor Honours Degree, a Graduate Certificate, or a Graduate Diploma in the areas of study, listed below.

  • AQF Level 7 Cognate (with or without completed Graduate Certificate in Property) (with or without five years’ experience) for the purposes of entry into this program will be determined by a Bachelor Degree in the areas of study, listed below.

  • AQF Level 6 Cognate (with completed Graduate Certificate in Property and five years’ experience) for the purposes of entry into this program will be determined by an Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree in the areas of study, listed below.

Study Areas: Land Economics/ Real Estate/ Property/ Valuation/ Architecture/ Building/ Construction Management/ Surveying/ Quantity Surveying/ Engineering in Civil/ Structure/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Environment/ Town Planning/ Urban Planning/ Commerce/ Economics/ Finance/ Business/ Marketing/ Business Administration/ Law.

Selection Criteria

Relevant work Experience will be assessed from the information provided below:

  • Applicant statement outlining the relevant work experience that applies to the program learning outcomes. Applicants must demonstrate experience against all learning outcomes.

  • Evidence of employment and experience including start and end dates from employer(s): Offer of employment letter; Certificate of experience/employment

  • Certified transcripts from previous education qualifications in English or with an authorized English translation
  • Detailed resume/CV setting out educational qualifications and work experience
  • Interview (where necessary)

Credit Transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to a new program go to http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/credit-transfer/ and click on How to apply for credit.

Professional Accreditation

The Master of Property has been accredited for Associate Membership with the Australian Property Institute (API). The Australian Property Institute is Australia’s peak body for property professionals. The Institute’s primary role is to set and maintain the highest standards of professional practice, education, ethics and professional conduct for its members and the broader property profession. Members are highly regarded and respected throughout Australia for their professionalism, knowledge and expertise, and the highest standards of quality and performance.

International Students

International students must comply with the University of Newcastle’s English language proficiency requirements. All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/students/international/student-support/ to find out more about the support services available to international students. Students studying by distance learning will be supported by BlackBoard and will also be able to contact staff by email.

Special Needs

Students with disabilities who require reasonable adjustments to undertake their program should contact the Disability Support Service before semester commences. Some adjustments need up to 4 weeks to organise, so it is imperative that early contact is made. The Disability Support Service and Faculty staff will work together to ensure adjustments are provided in a timely manner. NB: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the program and courses they undertake. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/disability/ for more information. Select

Additional Information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/current-staff/teaching-and-research/teaching-resources/supporting-students. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.

Requirements and Structure

The entry requirement into the Master of Property is possible through multiple pathways. However, the requirements and structure of total units needed to be eligible for the award, will differ, based on an individual’s entry qualification and level of experience. This may be a minimum of 80 units to a maximum of 120 units.

AQF Level 8 ‘Cognate’ entry into this program is possible through the following ‘Cognate’ qualifications:

*  Bachelor Honours Degree, a Graduate Certificate, or Graduate Diploma - Total: 80 units (80 units of core courses).

AQF Level 7 ‘Cognate’ entry into the program is possible through the following ‘Cognate’ qualifications:

*  Bachelor Degree (with 5 years experience) - Total: 80 units (80 units of core courses).

*  Bachelor Degree (without 5 years experience) - Total: 120 units (80 units of core courses +  40 units of directed courses)
*  Bachelor Degree (without 5 years experience; with a completed Graduate Certificate in Property) - Total: 80 units (60 units of core courses +  20 units of directed courses)

AQF Level 6 ‘Cognate’ entry into this program is possible through following ‘Cognate’ qualifications:

*  Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree (with completed Graduate Certificate in Property and five years’ experience) - Total: 80 units (60 units of core courses + 20 units of directed courses).

Transition Arrangements

As programs are regularly reviewed and updated, some students may experience changes to their program of study during the course of their enrolment, which may require transition arrangements.

Students affected by changes to their program are advised to review any documentation contained in the “Further Information” section (located towards the top of this Handbook page), in the first instance. Any further questions should be directed to the Program Convenor or Student Hub.

Course Information

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
ARBE6312 Sustainable Development Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
ARBE6321 Property Economics and Finance Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
ARBE6331 Property and Facilities Management Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
ARBE6341 Property Law and Planning Legislation Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
ARBE6351 Property Investment and Evaluation Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
ARBE6362 Advanced Property Valuation Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
ARBE6372 Statutory Valuations Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
ARBE6382 Property Market Analysis Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
Directed Courses
Code Name Availability Units
Choose 40 units from these directed courses. NOTE: Students are required to complete 0 - 40 units, dependent upon admission pathway. Students with a G.C. Property (12407) complete 20 units of directed courses.
ARBE6402 Project Scheduling, Resource Management & Leadership Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
ARBE6403 Project Communication Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
ARBE6404 Project Procurement, Cost, Quality & Risk Management Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
ARBE6406 Negotiation & Conflict Resolution Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
ARBE6601 Theory and Practice of Disaster Management Trimester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
ARBE6602 Post-disaster Project Management Trimester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
ARBE6603 Disaster Mitigation and Sustainable Re-development Trimester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
ARBE6606 Economics of and for Disaster Recovery Trimester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
ENVS6510 Environmental Legislation and Policy Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
ENVS6525 Sustainability and Ecosystem Health Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
ENVS6530 Environmental Management Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
ENVS6545 Impact Assessment and Climate Change Policy Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
ENVS6560 Contemporary Issues in Water Management Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
GSBS6001 Managing Under Uncertainty Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6003 Globalisation Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6005 Marketing Management and Planning Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6009 Cross-Cultural Management Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
GSBS6012 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6040 Human Resource Management Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6100 Negotiation and Advocacy Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6200 Accounting and Financial Management Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
GSBS6481 International Business Strategy Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6484 Corporate Governance & Social Responsibility Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFO6090 Business Intelligence for the Enterprise Trimester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFT6060 The Digital Economy Trimester 3 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFT6304 Project Planning and Management Trimester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units