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CG88 - Master of Property Valuation

About Property Valuation

Want to work as a property professional, perhaps as a valuer, but cannot attend on-campus university classes? Then we have the right program, delivered by our world-class distance education team.

If you want to join the property professionals, and you are not able to move to a university campus because of family and work commitments, then this program will get you there with all the knowledge and skills you will need.

This program is designed for property professionals and will provide enhanced opportunities for graduates to become property professionals.

Study Mode

Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available

Career Opportunities

On completing a Masters of Property Valuation and on satisfying industry practical experience requirements, you will be eligible to apply for registration as a property valuer and to apply to be admitted by the Australian Property Institute as an associate member (Certified Practising Valuer).  Other career paths you may choose include, property analysis, property research or property investment, property manager, market researcher, land economist, property economist, consultant, portfolio manager or opportunities within property development.

For more information on Australian Property Institute membership and Certified Practising Valuer (CPV) status, please refer to the More Details section.

Course Overview At A Glance

Program at a glance
Duration 1.5 years full-time; 3 years part-time 
Availability/Campus Contact Domestic - External
Courses/Units of Credit 9 courses/72 units of credit
Faculty Arts, Business, Informatics & Education
How to Apply direct to the University - ONLINE
Entry Requirements

Please see More Details for Entry Requirements 

Professional Accreditation

Australian Property Institute (API) - Associate Membership and Certified Practicing Valuer eligibility (subject to endorsement conditions).  Refer to More Details section for further information. 

Residential School

Not applicable

Practicum/Work placement Not applicable
Exit Awards Graduate Diploma of Property Valuation
Interim Awards not applicable
Post Nominal MPropVal 
Be What You Want To Be Phone: 13CQUni (132786); Enquire: Admissions
CRICOS Codes not-applicable

Program Aims

The program is designed to facilitate an in-depth understanding of urban property valuation and market analysis.  It will suit graduates who are seeking valuer certification by the Australian Property Institute (National) and/or registration by the Queensland Valuers Registration Board.  It is intended as an Australian Property Institute upgrade program for graduates holding a partially qualifying property program.  Students who have graduated from an Australian Property Institute Certified Practising Valuer accredited undergraduate program within the last five years are not eligible for entry to this program.  Such students are encouraged to consider entry into the Master of Business (CA81) undertaken by research.

For more information on Australian Property Institute membership and Certified Practising Valuer (CPV) status, please refer to the More Details section.

Program Structure

To satisfy the requirements for the award, students must complete 9 courses (72 credit points) comprising:

  • 5 compulsory core courses
  • 2 electives chosen from those recommended
  • 2 research project courses

Courses Offered

5 Compulsory Core Courses
Course Code Course Name
LAWS20056 Real Property Law
PROP20001 Real Property Valuation
PROP20002 Statutory Real Property Valuation
PROP20003 Specialist Real Property Valuation
STAT20028 Statistics for Analytical Decisions
Plus 2 electives from:
Course Code Course Name
ECON20023 Economics for Business
FINC20006 Organisational Finance
FINC20007 Financial Market Analysis
GEOH20006 App Demography: Towards Sustainable Populations
PROP21001 Real Property Built Environment
In order to obtain the Australian Property Institute's (API) CPV qualification it may be necessary to include PROP21001 Real Property Built Environment in your particular course of study.  Clarification of whether you need to study PROP21001 Real Property Built Environment should be sought from the National Education Director, National Office, Australian Property Institute.  The link to the API is http://www.api.org.au/.
Plus 2 Research Project Courses
Course Code Course Name
PROP29001 Property Valuation Research Project (A)
PROP29002 Property Valuation and Research Project (B)

These 2 courses are a one year research project component of the Master of Property Valuation.  The completion of the research project will equip students to conduct research into property markets.  Students will negotiate a topic with a supervisor in a specialist area of expertise and interest.

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