Graduate Certificate in Property Investment

  • Effective from: 2018
  • Approved Abbreviation: GradCertPropInv
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 2814
  • AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 097591C

This program applies to students who commenced in Quarter 3, 2018 or later.

This program provides the opportunity for advanced level study in property investment, development and valuation. Graduates will comprehend the multi-disciplinary nature of the property industry and be equipped with the analytical and decision making skills necessary for adaptable careers in the changing and dynamic property investment, development and valuation industry.

Study Mode

Six months full-time or one year part-time.

Program Advice

Dr Sharon Yam
 

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |

Location

Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street Full Time Internal See above
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street Part Time Internal See above
Parramatta External Campus Full Time External See above
Parramatta External Campus Part Time External See above

Admission

Applicants must have:

Successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline;

Or

A minimum of five years full-time equivalent managerial/professional work experience;

Or

An advanced diploma in a business or Australian Property Institute (API)-recognised cognate discipline, for example town planning, construction or quantity surveying), and have a minimum of eight years general work experience.

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application. 

Statement of Service form

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas may be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) or directly through the Western Portal. Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University. Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

http://www.uac.edu.au/
https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

All other International applicants must apply directly to the University via the International Office.  

International students applying to the University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 40 credit points which includes the subjects listed below.

Recommended Sequence

Full-time intake

Recommended Sequence For Students Commencing in Quarter 1

Plan of Study Grid
Quarter 1 sessionCredit Points
MKTG 7023 Property Investment and Risk Management 10
Select one Alternate Subject 10
 Credit Points20
Quarter 2 session
MKTG 7024 Property Portfolio Analysis 10
Select one Alternate Subject 10
 Credit Points20
 Total Credit Points40

Recommended Sequence For Students Commencing in Quarter 2

Plan of Study Grid
Quarter 2 sessionCredit Points
MKTG 7024 Property Portfolio Analysis 10
Select one Alternate Subject 10
 Credit Points20
Quarter 3 session
MKTG 7023 Property Investment and Risk Management 10
Select one Alternate Subject 10
 Credit Points20
 Total Credit Points40

Recommended Sequence For Students Commencing in Quarter 3

Plan of Study Grid
Quarter 3 sessionCredit Points
MKTG 7023 Property Investment and Risk Management 10
Select one Alternate Subject 10
 Credit Points20
Quarter 4 session
MKTG 7024 Property Portfolio Analysis 10
Select one Alternate Subject 10
 Credit Points20
 Total Credit Points40

Recommended Sequence For Students Commencing in Quarter 4

Plan of Study Grid
Quarter 4 sessionCredit Points
MKTG 7024 Property Portfolio Analysis 10
Select one Alternate Subject 10
 Credit Points20
Quarter 1 session
MKTG 7023 Property Investment and Risk Management 10
Select one Alternate Subject 10
 Credit Points20
 Total Credit Points40

Part-time intake

Recommended Sequence For Students Commencing in Quarter 1

Plan of Study Grid
Quarter 1 sessionCredit Points
MKTG 7023 Property Investment and Risk Management 10
 Credit Points10
Quarter 2 session
MKTG 7024 Property Portfolio Analysis 10
 Credit Points10
Quarter 3 session
Select one Alternate Subject 10
 Credit Points10
Quarter 4 session
Select one Alternate Subject 10
 Credit Points10
 Total Credit Points40

Recommended Sequence For Students Commencing in Quarter 2

Plan of Study Grid
Quarter 2 sessionCredit Points
MKTG 7024 Property Portfolio Analysis 10
 Credit Points10
Quarter 3 session
MKTG 7023 Property Investment and Risk Management 10
 Credit Points10
Quarter 4 session
Select one Alternate Subject 10
 Credit Points10
Quarter 1 session
Select one Alternate Subject 10
 Credit Points10
 Total Credit Points40

Recommended Sequence For Students Commencing in Quarter 3

Plan of Study Grid
Quarter 3 sessionCredit Points
MKTG 7023 Property Investment and Risk Management 10
 Credit Points10
Quarter 4 session
MKTG 7024 Property Portfolio Analysis 10
 Credit Points10
Quarter 1 session
Select one Alternate Subject 10
 Credit Points10
Quarter 2 session
Select one Alternate Subject 10
 Credit Points10
 Total Credit Points40

Recommended Sequence For Students Commencing in Quarter 4

Plan of Study Grid
Quarter 4 sessionCredit Points
MKTG 7024 Property Portfolio Analysis 10
 Credit Points10
Quarter 1 session
MKTG 7023 Property Investment and Risk Management 10
 Credit Points10
Quarter 2 session
Select one Alternate Subject 10
 Credit Points10
Quarter 3 session
Select one Alternate Subject 10
 Credit Points10
 Total Credit Points40

Alternate Subjects

Subject Title Credit Points
LAWS 7009Commercial Law10
MKTG 7007Corporate Asset and Property Management10
ACCT 7012Corporate Finance10
MKTG 7011Feasibility Modelling10
BUSM 7053International Finance10
MKTG 7014International Property Finance10
MKTG 7015Investment Property Valuation10
MKTG 7028Strategic Property Market Analysis10
MKTG 7030Sustainable Property Development10
MKTG 7032Valuation of Special Premises10