Intended learning outcomes
- Be able to demonstrate a high level of technical understanding of the design of buildings and associated construction processes and solutions;
- Have an understanding of a broad range of management theories, including their practical application in the delivery of construction projects that meet the client’s cost, time, aesthetic, functional and operational requirements;
- Recognise and understand how projects are evaluated, structured and delivered in terms of risk allocations and contractual obligations;
- Ability to research, analyse, evaluate and discuss a wide range of construction technologies and management strategies applicable to the practice of construction management;
- Understand the principles and practices of managing, motivating and leading people who work in construction project teams.
- Demonstrate a high level of technical knowledge of the property development, valuation, investment and finance, and operation;
- Understand a broad range of economic and management theories, including their practical application in the development, investment and management of global real property assets that meet the client’s financial, functional and operational requirements;
- Recognise and demonstrate an understanding of how property (development, investment and management) projects are evaluated, structured and delivered in terms of their risk allocations and viability;
- Have the ability to research, analyse, evaluate, discuss and develop solutions to a wide range of contemporary and emerging challenges facing the property industry.
- Technical skills to plan and undertake construction-related activities associated with various building types and systems;
- Cognitive and creative skills to evaluate and research traditional and alternative construction methodologies and processes;
- Cognitive, technical, interpersonal, communication and technical skills that demonstrate the ability to synthesise complex information then plan, organise, lead and control a construction project to completion within cost, time and quality parameters;
- Technical and communication skills to generate contractual and construction documentation for building projects in order to inform construction workers, managers, consultants and/or clients of their roles and responsibilities and project performance;
Apply a mix of technical, interpersonal, professional, business and management skills relevant to the successful development, valuation, investment, financing and operation of real property assets. These will include:
- Demonstrate technical skills to undertake property market analysis; development feasibility; asset valuation for various purposes; investment portfolio analysis; modelling and evaluation of real estate assets, for redevelopment, valuation and asset repositioning; advanced financial structuring; and property management.
- Demonstrate technical skills related to property law and planning as required for successful property development and valuation.
- Apply cognitive and creative skills to evaluate and research property issues;
- Apply cognitive, technical, interpersonal, communication and technical skills that demonstrate the ability to synthesise complex information then plan, organise, lead and control a property development, valuation, investment or management task;
- Apply communication and technical skills to avoid conflict, manage risk and monitor project progress;
- Evaluate and communicate contemporary educational research ideas and findings to the wider educational community.
Application of knowledge and skills:
- The ability to think strategically and creatively in addressing key construction issues and/or undertaking construction activities;
- The ability to work individually and collaboratively to establish and evaluate requirements and priorities in new project situations and effectively contribute to building planning and/or evaluation activities;
- Ability to plan and execute a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of scholarship;
- Apply theories strategically and creatively in addressing key property industry issues and/or undertaking property industry related activities;
- Work individually and collaboratively to establish and evaluate requirements of property development, valuation, investment, financing and management.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills, and an ability to communicate complex ideas to a range of audiences
- Critical and analytical skills to identify and resolve complex problems
- Ability to learn and use appropriate technologies
- Effective organisational, time management and planning skills
- Ability to work collaboratively and productively in groups
The Master of Construction Management/Master of Property provides graduates with:
- the ability to work for construction companies, both on and off construction sites, including working in planning, scheduling, project management, contract administration, estimating and tendering. Graduates pursuing a career in construction economics may work as construction cost consultants or quantity surveyors with financiers, property developers, or project managers.
- an in depth understanding of professional practice in both Architecture and Construction Management.
- Graduates of Master of Property will have knowledge and understanding of full range of direct and indirect property activities (development, investment, finance, valuation, management of properties and practices) nationally and internationally.
- Graduates will have sound knowledge of recent developments in property discipline and areas of professional practice
- Graduates will have knowledge of research principles and methods as applicable to property professional practice as well as for new knowledge creation
- Graduates will have skills to demonstrate mastery in inspection, measurement of land and property, analysing development feasibility, valuation, property portfolio management and market analysis.
- Graduates will have sound professional communication, negotiation, data management and software skills.
- Graduates will have research skills to generate and evaluate complex ideas related to the discipline.
- Graduates will have research and communication skills to justify and interpret property related propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non‐specialist audiences.
- Graduates will demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills to various property activities from the direct to the indirect, and from the national to the international through planning and execution of research project or a capstone
Last updated: 3 October 2023