The Master of Property is a professional degree to help develop your career in the property industry. You will gain advanced knowledge in:

  • Property valuation and analysis
  • Development and management of property
  • Professional practice in a property context

Course Description

Become a specialist in property development and management

The Master of Property offers you flexibility so you can take a two-year program if you already have a three-year undergraduate degree in property or the three-year program if your first degree is not in property and you are making a career change.


The Master of Property meets the requirements of the professional associations listed below and undergoes a regular formal review process to ensure the quality and relevance of the program.

  • Australian Property Institute (API)
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Completing an accredited degree means you enter the workforce with a stamp of quality on your CV.  In a competitive market, an accredited degree is an assurance of quality to employers and an advantage for you. For us, it means we continually strive to improve the quality of the degree in order to retain accreditation. So, you know you are getting the most up-to-date and innovative educational experience.

Program Overview

You complete a range of core courses covering all the property fundamentals including:

  • Property development
  • Property law
  • Facility management
  • Advanced property analysis
  • Statutory valuation
  • Property agency and marketing
  • The economies of cities and regions

You can then enhance this fundamental knowledge with six property electives and two cross-disciplinary courses from the relevant fields of urban design, urban planning, architecture and landscape architecture. This means you enter the workforce with a well-rounded knowledge base and the skills to work effectively in multidisciplinary project teams.

If you are taking the three-year program, you will take five property subjects and three economics and commerce subjects before moving on to the final two years.

Career Outcomes

Once you graduate with the Master of Property you may go on to work as a:

  • Property valuer
  • Land economist
  • Property manager
  • Property analyst
  • Property investment adviser
  • Property development adviser

Graduates from the Master of Property at MSD have gone on to work at many firms in Australia and across the world including:

  • Lend Lease Development
  • KPMG
  • GSK Global, Singapore
  • Jones Lang LaSalle, Taipei City
  • Deloitte
  • AMP Capital Investors
  • WT Partnership
  • Mirvac Group
  • CB Richard Ellis, Shanghai
  • Macquarie Bank
  • PT Sinar Pancang Indonesia, Jakarta

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