Property Development and Investment, Certificate | Part time online | University of Cape Town | South Africa
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Property Development and Investment

2 months
612 EUR/full
612 EUR/full
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The Property Development and Investment course offered by University of Cape Town will help you gain an understanding of the property industry, and develop the ability to identify and capitalise on investment opportunities.


What you will study

The Property Development and Investment course offered by University of Cape Town aims to equip you with the skills to understand the inner workings of the property sector and empower your own property endeavours. Over eight weeks, you’ll learn how to make intelligent investment decisions, navigate the landscape of property development and entrepreneurship, and conduct property management effectively.

Guided by industry experts, you’ll leave this property course with a solid portfolio of evidence – including a sales comparison valuation report, bank loan proposal, and property management plan – and new-found knowledge that you can apply immediately in a business context.

On completion of this course, you’ll walk away with:

  • The ability to identify sound property investment opportunities and analyse trends affecting the market.
  • An understanding of the principles underpinning property development, management, and financing.
  • A commercially viable property development plan outlining market research, feasibility studies, team upskilling, and predicted financial returns.
  • Unlimited access to 2U’s Career Engagement Network, offering you exclusive resources and events to support your professional journey and drive your career forward.

Programme Structure

The program focuses on:

  • Property development and investment
  • Identifying investment opportunities
  • Property law and the legal environment
  • Property cashflow and investment analysis
  • The roles of property valuation
  • Property funding and financing
  • The development process
  • Property management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Anyone looking to develop an understanding of a combination of property disciplines, including property development, investment, and management, will find this course beneficial. 
  • It’s designed for investors wanting to capitalise on new revenue-generation opportunities, budding developers requiring a foundational understanding of the steps involved in the development process, and established industry professionals eager to consolidate or expand their knowledge.
  • Due to its introductory nature, the content is also appropriate for new entrepreneurs and professionals looking to gain the practical skills required to break into property investment or the property career scape.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    612 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 612 EUR for the full programme during 2 months.
  • National

    612 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 612 EUR for the full programme during 2 months.


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Property Development and Investment
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Property Development and Investment
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