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Are you a property manager, property developer or interested in pursuing a career in property investment? Due to the increasing demand for experienced and qualified professionals within the property field, the University of Newcastle’s School of Architecture and Built Environment has developed this practical and contemporary program to meet the current and anticipated needs of the industry.
The Master of Property has been designed to provide relevant learning outcomes and flexibility by being delivered entirely online.
Whether you are already working within the property industry or looking to specialise your skills in this area, the Master of Property combines contemporary theory and principles in property management, valuation and market analysis with relevant case studies to punctuate key learnings throughout the program.
Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. You can achieve your fully accredited Master of Property at a time that suits you.
Explore this page and find out if the Master of Property is for you, what you will study and the career opportunities it can provide you.
Is it for you?
Establishing a career in the highly competitive and potentially lucrative property industry requires tenacity and a business savvy approach. The University of Newcastle's industry focused Master of Property offered will prepare you to astutely analyse market trends and apply recognised theories and principles to help maximise your career potential in the property field.
From valuing, developing, leasing, financing and managing, the property industry can be thoroughly rewarding with many career paths on offer. By completing a Masters in Property, you are not only able to broaden your knowledge of the issues and influences surrounding the property industry, you are eligible to apply for an associate membership of the Australian Property Institute (API) which represents over 8,500 property professionals across Australia and overseas. Focused on providing professional and technical standards for the industry and its members, the API represents commercial and plant and machinery valuers, property advisers, property analysts and fund managers, property lawyers, property researchers and academics.
Undertaken over one year, part-time, the program is open to students who have already completed a honours degree (AQF Level 8) or postgraduate certificate/diploma (AQF Level 8) in cognate areas, such as 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 or law.
Candidates without a honours degree, but with a bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in cognate areas, plus 5 years work experience in the property industry may be considered for admission to the Master of Property program.
Candidates without a relevant degree, but with an advanced diploma or associate degree (AQF Level 6) in cognate areas, plus 5 years work experience in the property industry may be considered for admission to the Graduate Certificate of Property program. Once successfully completed the Graduate Certificate of Property program, may be considered for admission to the Master of Property program.
To find out more about what you will study, visit the 'Study' tab.
The Master of Property at the University of Newcastle has been designed to develop highly relevant skills and knowledge to assist you to obtain success in the property industry. To achieve this, the program is entirely prescribed, with eight core courses covering sustainable development, property economics and finance, property and facilities management, through to property law, planning legislation, investment and evaluation, advanced and statutory valuation, and property market analysis. Depending on the entry level, some students may have to study additional two to four directed courses selected from a number of available courses online.
The program will see you emerge with a well-rounded understanding of the market, an ability to identify and analyse trends and understand and apply the legislative framework which governs the industry.
At the end of your studies, you will have a thorough understanding of the property market and will be able to apply this knowledge in a wide range of property-based careers.
To find out more about where the Master of Property can lead you, visit the 'Careers' tab.
The University of Newcastle's Master of Property is focused on delivering real-world, practical information to help you further your career in the property industry. From property valuation to property development, market analysis and facilities management, opportunities are extensive. A Master’s degree in Property will provides you with the leg up you require in this competitive industry.
You will not only possess practical skills enabling you to readily enter a wide range of careers, you will have a strong knowledge of both national and international property markets and the theories and principles which affect both property investment and management.
For those who looking to develop a career in property industry, the Master’s program at the University of Newcastle will give you a solid foundation from which you can further your practical skills and experience in roles such as Property Manager, Facilities Manager, Property Developer, Property Investment Analyst or Property Portfolio Manager.
For more detailed information on eligibility, courses and requirements of the Master of Property visit the ‘Details’ tab.