Property & Development

Graduate Certificate in Property & Development

Prog. Code: 
7127
Duration: 
1 year part-time
Entry

Term 1, Term 3

Delivery Options

Part-time

Commonwealth Supported Places

No

Professional Recognition

No

Gain skills to effectively manage property development projects

The Graduate Certificate is the first tier of a sequence of postgraduate programs in Property and Development. It is undertaken on a part-time basis over two terms with students completing two courses in each term. You will learn about property and development principles and techniques needed to effectively manage property development projects.

The Graduate Certificate program is suited to practicing personnel in relevant fields including building, construction management, construction economics, civil engineering, mining engineering, project management, quantity surveying, real estate or equivalent, who wishes to enhance their career opportunities.

This program also provides an opportunity to those who have relevant professional experience but limited formal qualifications to study at the graduate level.

Key Information

Program details

The Graduate Certificate in Property and Development is a 0.5-year program, taught over 1 full year, consisting of 4 courses (24 Units Of Credit/UOC).

This program can only be undertaken on a part-time basis.

The program includes:

•    4 Core Courses

Key Areas of Study
Property Performance Analysis
Property Valuation
Property Investment and Finance
Property Industry Application
Property Development and Feasibility Analysis
Real Property Law

Progression Pathway
The Graduate Certificate in Property and Development is an articulated pathway to the Master of Property and Development.

For course listing, descriptions and timetables please see the UNSW Online Handbook. 

Career opportunities

The Graduate Certificate program is suited to practicing personnel in relevant fields including building, construction management, construction economics, civil engineering, mining engineering, project management, quantity surveying, real estate or equivalent, who wishes to enhance their career opportunities. 

Related Degrees
Master of Property and Development

Why UNSW Built Environment
  • UNSW ranks 25th in the world and 4th in Australia in Architecture/Built Environment (QS World Rankings 2019)
  • UNSW Sydney ranks in the top 100 universities worldwide (Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2019)

  • In the 2015 Excellence for Research in Australia (ERA) UNSW was rated as the equal-top university nationally in Built Environment and Design. Its rating in Urban Planning research was also the joint highest in Australia.

  • Professional accreditation

  • Dynamic program to adapt to current changes

  • Learn from academic expertise

Entry requirements

To be eligible for this program you must have: 

  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant field such as building, construction management, construction economics, civil engineering, mining engineering, material engineering, architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, quantity surveying, property development, real estate or business OR
     
  • A recognised college or university diploma in a relevant field with a minimum of 3 years of work experience in the property industry at a management level OR
     
  • A recognised professional qualification in property industry related areas eg Associate membership of API or RICS plus 5 years of work experience in the property industry at a management level OR
     
  • A recognised Bachelor degree or college or university diploma not related to activities of the property industry plus a minimum of 5 years of work experience in the property industry at a management level.

International Students
As this program can only be done on a part-time basis, it is not available to international students.

Pathways

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Property & Development students with a credit average or above may apply for entry into the Master of Property and Development program (8127) with full credits for the completed courses. Upgrading with full credits is permitted only when the Graduate Certificate has been completed but not awarded.

How to apply

All domestic and international students can apply for postgraduate coursework online:

Application deadlines:

  • Term 1 (February) - apply by 30 November*
  • Term 3 (September) - apply by 31 July

Late applications may be accepted after the closing dates subject to the availability of places.

If you gain entry into a program at UNSW, you can then be assessed for transfer credit for courses (subjects) studied in your previous degree. 

Scholarships
Fees and expenses