Fast facts


Start dates
  • Trimester 1 - 5 Feb 2018
  • Trimester 2 - 21 May 2018
  • Trimester 3 - 3 Sep 2018
Mode of delivery

Combination of Online and Face to Face, Online


0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.

UON program code: 12407

Study Property

The University of Newcastle's Graduate Certificate in Property is a practical and contemporary program which has been designed to meet the increasing demand for experienced and qualified professionals within the property field.

Whether you are already working within the property industry or looking to specialise your skills in this area, this industry-focused program combines contemporary theory and principles in sustainable development and property and facilities management with relevant case studies to punctuate key learnings. You will also have the flexibility to choose courses in areas such as business management, project management and environmental legislation.

This program also provides a pathway into the Master of Property.

Why study with us?

  • Be recognised Internationally - our School of Architecture and Built Environment is number 45 in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject list (2017).
  • Flexible study options – At UON, you can choose your own pace to study to suit your professional and personal needs. Our advanced online learning system gives you the flexibility and support to study anytime and anywhere.
  • Enhance your career opportunities – apply your thorough understanding of the property market and practical skills that you will acquire during your studies to a broad range of property-based careers.

Graduate Certificate in Property

What you will study

The Graduate Certificate in Property at the University of Newcastle has been designed to develop highly relevant skills and knowledge to assist you to succeed in the property industry.

Core courses:

  • Sustainable Development
  • Property and Facilities Management

Directed courses:

You will also choose two directed courses.

Entry options and duration

This program recognises prior learning. Admission is available to applicants who can demonstrate a suitable combination of education, professional experience and industry qualifications.

The table below outlines the number of years experience required, depending on your previous educational qualifications.

Educational Qualification Number of years relevant industry experience
Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree (in a related field of study) Five
3 Year Bachelor (in a related field of study) Zero

Program plans

Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.

These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.

View the full course list

Career opportunities

The University of Newcastle's Graduate Certificate in Property is focused on delivering real-world, practical information to help you further your career in the property industry. You will gain fundamental knowledge to enable you to work in a broad range of areas including property development and facilities management.

Possible career paths may include:

  • property manager
  • facilities manager
  • property developer

You will also have the option of further your studies in this field by progressing to the Master of Property, which is recognised by the Australian Property Institute. You can articulate into this program with credit for the four courses you have already completed in the Graduate Certificate.