The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)
UNSW’s Master of Construction Project Management/Master of Property and Development is a postgraduate double degree that will equip you with advanced, interdisciplinary skills to manage property development and construction processes.
With ever-increasing employment opportunities in both construction management and property development, this degree will set you apart from the crowd. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of how the two areas are interrelated and apply this knowledge to lead complex projects in both fields.
You’ll graduate with the skills, knowledge and experience to confidently achieve development and project outcomes in time, financial viability, risk management, quality, and sustainability – ready to lead projects that benefit both people and the planet.
IELTS: 7 TOEFL: 94
Disciplinary Core Courses
84 Units of Credit:
Students must take 84 UOC of the following courses.
Management of Construction Organisations
Construction Planning and Control
Construction Contract Administration
Construction Management Theory and Practice
Construction Risk Management and Business Analytics
Construction Cost and Value Management
Property Performance Analysis
Property Investment and Finance
Property Development and Feasibility Analysis
Asset and Facilities Management
Property Industry Application
Real Property Law
Research Core Courses
18 Units of Credit:
Students must take 18 UOC of the following courses.
6 Units of Credit:
Students must complete 6 UOC from this course list.
Geographical Information Systems and Urban Informatics
Investments and Portfolio Selection
Land Use Policy & Practice
City Economics, Urban Development & Finance
Sustainable Development and the Urban Environment
Building Ecology and Life Cycle Thinking
Case Studies in Urban Development and Design
There are two different entry pathways to the Master of Construction Project Management/Master of Property and Development. Which program you apply for will depend on whether you’re eligible to undertake an accelerated program. Your eligibility is based on the depth of your prior experience, and how closely it relates to the disciplines.
The entry requirements for each iteration of the program are:
2.5 years full-time | 108 Units of Credit (UOC)
A bachelor degree with a credit average in a related field*, OR
An bachelor degree in any field with a credit average plus three years construction industry experience at a managerial level, OR
Graduate Certificate in Construction Project Management and Graduate Certificate in Property and Development with a credit average.
2 years full-time, accelerated program | 84 Units of Credit (UOC)
An undergraduate honours degree with a credit average in a related field*, OR
An undergraduate honours with a credit average in an unrelated field honours plus 3 years construction industry experience at a managerial level, OR
A master’s degree with a credit average in a related* field
If you meet the criteria for the two-year program, you’ll receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) credit points for three subjects (24 UOC).
If you enter this program from the single Master of Property and Development or Master of Construction Project Management you’ll receive credit points for all courses completed. Any credit points granted before starting the single degree will be honoured in the double degree.
Related fields are:
Built environment disciplines
English language requirements
IELTS 7.0 overall (min 6.0 in each subtest)
TOEFL iBT 94 overall (min. 25 in writing, 23 in reading, listening and speaking)
Indicative First Year Fee
Your career opportunities will include:
Managing large commercial property portfolios
Corporate real estate
Finance, banking and investment
Managing large and international construction projects