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


1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 5 years maximum.

UON program code: 12408

Study Property

The University of Newcastle's Master of 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 property management, valuation and market analysis with relevant case studies to punctuate key learnings. You will be prepared to astutely research and analyse market trends, advise on decisions relating to property development and management and maximise your career potential in this highly competitive field.

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).
  • Be eligible for industry membership - successful completion of the Master of Property leads to associate membership of the Australian Property Institute (API), which represents over 8,500 property professionals across Australia and overseas.
  • 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 practical skills and thorough understanding of the property market to a broad range of property-based careers.

Master of Property

What you will study

The Master of Property at the University of Newcastle has been designed to develop highly relevant skills and knowledge to ensure you emerge with a well-rounded understanding of the market, an ability to identify and analyse trends and understand and apply the legislative framework which governs the industry.

Core courses:

  • Sustainable Development
  • Property Economics and Finance
  • Property and Facilities Management
  • Property Law and Planning Legislation
  • Property Investment and Evaluation
  • Advanced Property Valuation
  • Statutory Valuation
  • Property Market Analysis

Directed courses:

Depending on your entry level, you may have to choose four additional directed courses in areas such as business management, project management and environmental management.

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 Units required to complete Masters (10 units = 1 course)
Bachelor (Hons), Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (in a related field of study) Zero 80
3 Year Bachelor (in a related field of study) Five 80
3 Year Bachelor (in a related field of study) Zero 120

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 Master of Property is focused on delivering real-world, practical information to help you further your career in the property industry. You will be armed with specialist knowledge to enable you to work in a broad range of areas including property valuation, property development, market analysis and facilities management.

You will have a strong knowledge of both national and international property markets and the theories and principles which affect both property investment and management. You will be eligible to apply for associate membership of the Australian Property Institute  (API).

Possible career paths may include:

  • property manager
  • facilities manager
  • property developer
  • property investment analyst
  • property portfolio manager