Why study the Graduate Certificate in Property Development with UTS Online?

Co-designed by industry professionals to ensure you learn the most in-demand and relevant skills

Customised and flexible study options so you can take your career wherever you want to go

A reimagined leading property course delivered in an engaging online learning environment

Learn from leaders and changemakers in the built environment

Learning outcomes

With the UTS Online Graduate Certificate Property Development, you’ll learn contemporary skills applicable to the real-world built environment and be prepared for a fast-moving and dynamic property market in Australia. You’ll learn:

The fundamentals of property development
Gain critical skills in financial feasibility analysis, property valuation methodology and development sustainability that are critical to the success of large-scale residential, commercial, retail and industrial projects. Develop a theoretical and practical understanding of built environmental law and regulation in a variety of property-related contexts.

Effective communication, negotiation and problem-solving skills
Recognise the potential in people and partnerships. Enhance your problem-solving capabilities using technical and soft skills to generate sustainable creative solutions for built environment issues. Lead the way in project teams with a future-focused mindset required of tomorrow’s property developers, honing your people skills to create places that are community minded and commercially viable. 

Social value principles
Apply socially-conscious urban development principles that will shape tomorrow’s landscape for the better and add value far beyond financial returns. Drive key community initiatives guided by a comprehensive understanding of liveability, affordability and the risks associated with climate change, ensuring the projects you deliver make a real difference. 

Property investment and sustainable practices
Learn how to critically evaluate how infrastructure investments leveraging sustainable development practices can provide future-focused urban redevelopment to create more resilient cities. Analyse rapidly changing market contexts and associated risks to identify critical development inputs and deliver better development outcomes long term. 

To learn more about how these learning outcomes can help you advance your career, get in touch with our Student Enrolment Advisors.

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Who is this course for?

The UTS Online Graduate Certificate in Property Development is for property developers of the future. This course is suitable for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Project managers with an interest in property development
  • Socially conscious individuals wanting to make a positive impact through future-focused, sustainable practices in housing affordability and liveability 
  • Future-focused professionals looking to take advantage of a booming industry
  • Career driven individuals ready for a new challenge
  • Busy professionals wanting to balance studying with work and family life commitments 

What you will study 

UTS Online’s Graduate Certificate in Property Development comprises four subjects and can be completed in as little as eight months.  

The course includes the following four subjects: 

  • Property Development and Planning
  • Development Feasibility and Modelling
  • Property Transactions
  • Property Development Finance
A pathway to a Master of Property Development

The Graduate Certificate in Property Development is a foundation course and provides a pathway to studying the Master of Property Development.

*Students who complete eight core subjects (48 CP) from the Master of Property Development may be eligible to exit with a Graduate Diploma in Property Development.

 
  • Graduate
    Certificate
  • Masters

Upcoming study periods

UTS Online courses have six intakes per year.
The diagram below shows all upcoming intakes, with the next intake highlighted in blue. 

 

 

Course information

Entry requirements

Academic qualifications:

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Applicants who do not satisfy the academic requirements may be considered on the ability to demonstrate equivalency through relevant work experience.

Applicants need to provide:

  • A CV clearly articulating work experience in a profession closely related to Property Development
  • Employer's letter confirming the dates of employment, and the position held, and
  • A personal statement (max. 300 words) explaining why they want to study the Graduate Certificate in Property Development.

RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) 

  • Up to one subject in the Graduate Certificate, at the discretion of the Course Director.
  • No RPL available for work experience.
Master of Property Development
All subjects from the Graduate Certificate + 8 subjects from the master’s course

The UTS Online Master of Property Development covers financial feasibility analysis, valuation methodology and development sustainability relevant to large-scale residential, commercial, retail and industrial sectors, as well as an understanding of the legal framework.

Learn more about the Master of Property Development.

English language requirements

The English proficiency requirement for local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, Internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

 

Graduate Diploma
All units from the Graduate Certificate + 4 Diploma units or continue studying

The Graduate Diploma focuses on giving you the foundational skills that industry demands plus the soft skills to influence business decisions at senior management levels. 

The fast-tracked model means you can graduate with a diploma in just over a year, plus it gives you a pathway to study the Master of Business Analytics. 

FEE-HELP

To assist with all or some of your tuition fees, FEE-HELP is available for eligible students. This government-supported loan scheme is designed to help eligible full-fee paying students pay their tuition fees.

To check your eligibility, feel free to speak with an Enrolment Advisor today.

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Masters
All units from the Graduate Certificate + 4 Diploma units or continue studying

The Graduate Diploma focuses on giving you the foundational skills that industry demands plus the soft skills to influence business decisions at senior management levels. 

The fast-tracked model means you can graduate with a diploma in just over a year, plus it gives you a pathway to study the Master of Business Analytics.