Master of Property
Command the property market
The world is becoming more and more urbanised. Investments in land, infrastructure, offices, housing, retail and recreation facilities are increasing across the globe.
Property developers work to get the best results for all involved. They make sure developments are safe, productive, sustainable, high-quality and profitable.
What will you do?
Our Master of Property is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. It draws on the expertise of multiple University faculties. You will:
- take core courses in finance, project management, law, development and construction
- build skills through development and design simulations
- travel overseas for a course on International Property
- share a studio with the Master of Architecture and Master of Planning students
- complete a major supervised project on property issues.
Where could it take you?
You might assess the feasibility of a multi-storey tower in Dubai. You could work with landlords and tenants managing retail centres in Sydney. Perhaps you’ll assess the redevelopment potential of properties or advise sponsors on how best to invest.
Note: The program is offered in semester mode with intakes in February and July.
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions information for this program.
I am a:
SATAC Code 3CM190 Intake February and July Enquiries Future Students teamSATAC Code: 3CM190
CRICOS 086021F Intake February and July
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50 Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications A completed Bachelors degree with at least a credit average.
Fees and Scholarships
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Annual tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $28,500
Annual tuition fees International student place: $35,000
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Graduates of the Master of Property will appeal to a range of employers, including: property development companies, property consultants, government agencies, lending institutions and large companies with significant property portfolios in Australia and internationally.
Graduates will be well equipped to pursue careers as a property analyst, property development adviser, property investment adviser or property manager.
The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.
Graduate AttributesThe objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
- Deep discipline knowledge
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Career and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
The Master of Property program is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. RICS accreditation is an internationally recognised professional standard which allows graduates to work in the property industry in many countries around the world.
The Master of Property program is accredited by Consumer and Business Services. CBS accreditation allows graduates to register as land agents, sales representatives or property managers in South Australia.
Property Analyst, Property Development Adviser, Property Investment Adviser, Property Manager
Degree StructureThe degree shares a number of its introductory first year courses with master's degrees in Business, Economics, Law, Planning and Project Management. The degree also shares a studio with the Master of Architecture and Master of Planning.
The urban development process is a central area for study that prepares students for negotiation with architects, planners, development financiers and landowners.
The program includes an International Property course which takes place in an international location outside of Australia.
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
You can find the academic program rules for this degree under the Faculty of the Professions rules.
Example Study Plan
Indicative Study Plan Year Level 1 Core courses CORPFIN 7005: Principles of Finance (M)
GEOG 5093: Introduction to Urbanisation
LAW 7177: Introduction to Australian Law
PROP 7000: Development and Construction
CORPFIN 7049: Real Estate Valuation and Investment (M)
ECON 7200: Economic Principles (M)
LAW 7123: Perspectives on Property Law and Society
PROJMGNT 5021: Applied Project Management I
Year Level 2 Core courses ARCH 7042: Designing Research (M)
ARCH 7045: Development Studio
PROP 7001: Property Research and Marketing
PROP 7002: International Property
PROP 7003: Property Asset Management
PROP 7004: Property Dissertation
Note: Current students should refer to the following link for study plans and enrolment details:
AssessmentAssessment takes a number of forms including written reports and essays, studio based development exercises, oral presentations and simulations of real life property scenarios as well as formal examinations. A capstone Development Studio project puts Property students alongside Planning and Architecture students in a major development and design simulation. A final Dissertation allows students to demonstrate their mastery of property issues through a significant supervised study.
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Last updated: Friday, 15 Feb 2019