Property and Development

  • 8127
  • Full-time or part-time
  • Semester 1 (March) or Semester 2 (July)
  • 1.5 years


The Master of Property and Development is designed for professionals who manage property development and those who develop and invest in the built environment. It focuses on creativity, problem solving and interdisciplinary approach. The program combines built environment and commerce perspectives to reflect both European and North American approaches to real estate, together with a focus on the Asian market.

Why study Master of Property and Development?

This program is suited for professionals who want to upskill after being in the industry for several years and are interested in a career in development, investment and management of property and infrastructure or any professions that serve this industry. The program equips you with the ability to think critically and apply theories for solving property development and investment issues. The degree provides you with valuable education that will broaden your base in careers of architecture and landscape architecture, construction, engineering, urban planning, business and law.

Dynamic program to adapt to current changes

The degree is designed to meet the needs of cutting edge changes. It encourages you to demonstrate analytical thinking by planning and executing research to continuously advance practices to sustain competitive advantage. It offers the opportunity to examine the property industry from a global perspective which serves as a learning platform to contextualise international issues into a local context relevant to professional practice.

Become part of a booming industry

Each year nations commit more than half their capital outlays to land development, building and infrastructure. The challenge is the ability to rapidly move from essentially responding to client requirements for structures to providing business solutions and sustainable communities. This makes property development a key sector of the economy and understanding these trends & relationships provides you with a competitive advantage.
Students investigating a construction site with lecturers and industry professionals

Learn from academic expertise

You will learn from a large number of industry practitioners to ensure what you learn is relevant to current industry projects. The academics are leading researchers with diverse backgrounds and teaching experience.

Professional accreditation

Graduates can become members of the Australian Property Institute subject to the designated practical experience requirements of the institution.
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