Study Programme Details
Country: South Africa
Admission Sessions: Summer Session
Study Format: Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Discover the dynamic world of Property Development and Management at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Tailored for individuals holding an honors degree in Real Estate, Property, Economics, Finance, Commerce, Accounting, Building Technology, Civil Engineering, and Planning, this program offers a comprehensive exploration of the evolving landscape of property development and management. Dive into cutting-edge insights and advancements in the industry, equipping yourself with the knowledge and skills needed for a successful career.


Immerse yourself in the key facts of the Property Development and Management degree at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. This program goes beyond conventional education, encouraging independent research and the production of concise reports of scientific quality. Gain expertise at the postgraduate level in property development and management, preparing yourself for a dynamic and evolving industry.

Explore bursary opportunities on our School website and take advantage of NRF bursaries, offering a range of financial support for postgraduate studies. For a comprehensive list of external bursaries in South Africa, visit the Bursaries South Africa website.

Admission Requirements

  • BSc (Hon) (Property Studies) or BSc (Hons) (Building) or BSc (Hons) (Construction Management) with a minimum average score of 60%
  • PGDIP in PDM or equivalent with an average score of 60%
  • BArch (Hons) or BSc (Hons) (Urban and Regional Planning) or MArch(Prof) or BSc (Hons) (Quantity Surveying) or 4-year BSc (Eng) in Civil Engineering with an average score of 60%
  • 4-year BSc(Hons) (Economics) or BCom(Hons) or BSc(Hons) (Finance) with an average score of 60%
  • Differently qualified applicants with a Honours degree or equivalent at NQF level 8 will be shortlisted for an entrance test
  • International students must submit a South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) evaluation certificate or demonstrate equivalent qualifications.
  • Quantitative Methods with Real Estate Applications
  • Applied Macroeconomics
  • Real Estate Law
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Market Analysis
  • Commercial Real Estate Investments
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Valuation
  • Advanced Topics in Real Estate
  • Research Methodology
  • Research Report

The fee for this programme is 43560ZAR

Future Career Outcomes

Upon completion of the Property Development and Management degree, graduates are positioned for diverse and rewarding career paths. With a deep understanding of the industry’s nuances and the ability to conduct independent research, our alumni excel as real estate developers, property managers, urban planners, construction project managers, and financial analysts in real estate. This program opens doors to a future where graduates contribute significantly to the dynamic fields of property development and management.

Visa Requirements:

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