The Master of Construction Project Management and Master of Property and Development double degree combines the principles of these two practice to equip you with the advanced, interdisciplinary skills required to manage the property development and construction processes.

With ever-increasing employment opportunities locally and globally for those who have advanced skills and knowledge in both construction management and property development, you will be develop a deep understanding of how the two areas are interrelated and what is required to manage complex projects in these fields.

Gain a dual qualification and professional accreditation in both construction management and property development in 2.5 years or just two years with accelerated study.

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Total units of credit (UOC)




Why choose this degree?

As a graduate of these degrees you will stand apart as someone who can think critically about pressing challenges facing construction and property such as the transition to higher density living, skilled labour shortages and the rising cost of raw materials. You will be able to practically apply and integrate cutting-edge smart technologies and sustainable approaches and conduct research into high-performance products and systems.

Who should choose this degree?

Students seeking advanced career opportunities spanning construction and property development that require interdisciplinary knowledge of how the two areas are interrelated.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

You will develop a wide range of interdisciplinary skills required to best manage the property development and construction processes, with significant opportunities to:

  • Manage large commercial property portfolios
  • Work in corporate real estate
  • Develop careers in financial institutions (banking and investment)
  • Manage the process for large and international construction projects
  • Work in property finance

Accreditation / Professional Recognition

Australian Institute of Building (AIB), Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Australian Property Institute (API).

Entry requirements

2.5 year (108 UOC) program

  • Undergraduate degree with a credit average in a related field, OR
  • Undergraduate degree in any field with a credit average plus 3 years construction industry experience at a managerial level, OR
  • Graduate Certificate in Construction Project Management and Graduate Certificate in Property and Development with a credit average.

Advanced standing

Students who meet one of the following criteria will receive advanced standing of 24 UOC. They will not be required to undertake BENV7020 Research Seminar (6 UOC), REST0018 Research Project (12 UOC) and one 6 UOC elective.

  • Undergraduate Honours* degree with a credit average in a related field, OR
  • Undergraduate Honours* degree with a credit average in any field plus 3 years construction industry experience at a managerial level, OR
  • Masters degree with a credit average in a related field

Students who enter from either 8121 or 8127 will receive credit for all courses completed in these programs and any credit granted before commencing the single degree will be honoured in the double degree.

Related fields: Studies in built environment disciplines, engineering, business or law.

*An Honours degree consists of usually a year-long research program as part of a Bachelor's degree, either as an addition to a general Bachelor’s degree or an embedded program in the final year of a specialised Bachelor's degree. In the Honours degree, students shall complete selected courses within a supervised program of research (either field, laboratory, archival exploration or design-based), and produce a high-quality research thesis or design work which is marked/graded. The Honours degree requires students to demonstrate advanced disciplinary knowledge through independent or self-directed research and critical thinking as required by the Australian Quality Framework (AQF) level 8.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.

Some high-demand programs with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.



2021 Indicative First Year Fee


2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree


*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

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