Property and real estate



Careers in property and real estate are vast – opportunities exist in property development and valuation, through to optimising investment portfolios and leasing. Our property and real-estate programs are renowned for high graduate employability, industry relevance and offering of a global industry perspective.

Property graduates are in high demand and employment opportunities exist in a range of areas. Sold?

Property graduates are in high demand and employment opportunities exist in a range of areas.

Richard Reed

Chair in Property and Real Estate

Study anywhere, anytime

You can study on campus and online over three trimesters a year. This gives you the flexibility to study if you’re working full time, and means you can start your career sooner. We also offer combined property degrees with commerce or law.

Property and real estate courses

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Deakin Business School (DBS) is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only five per cent of business programs worldwide are AACSB accredited and DBS is one of only three in Victoria.

Deakin's unique three-year Bachelor of Property and Real Estate has the highest level of accreditation for any property course by:

  • Australian Property Institute (API) for Certified Practising Valuer (CPV) status 
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Career opportunities

Long-term job prospects in the property field nationally and globally are strong, with good remuneration. This is linked to factors including demand for ongoing property development, the need for valuing investment assets and the presence of property in many superannuation portfolios.

What do our students and staff say?

A career you can build on

Our Bachelor of Property and Real Estate is a sound investment in your future. Student, Genevieve McKinley and lecturer, Richard Reed talk about studying property and real estate at Deakin.

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