Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Commerce

Course summary for current students

Year2016 course information
Award granted

Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/ Bachelor of Commerce

CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud (online)Yes

4 years full-time or part-time equivalent

CRICOS course code072834F
Deakin course codeD325

This course structure applies to students who commenced in 2016.

Students who commenced prior to 2016 should refer to the Handbook Archive for their course structure and consult with their enrolment officer.

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Commerce (BPRE/BCom), combines the popular Bachelor of Property and Real Estate and the highly respected Bachelor of Commerce together into a four year program of study. This degree will provide you with the unique opportunity to undertake complementary major sequences in commerce and property and real estate whilst building on the strong synergy between the two high profile disciplines which is sought after in industry.
The Bachelor of Commerce has a strong public profile and an established reputation with industry and professional bodies.  Property and real estate is an established discipline in Australia and the course is designed to produce highly skilled property professionals who are able to enter the workforce with a qualification fully recognised by employers, government and professional organisations. Graduates from this degree can enter a wide range of local and international employment positions and are keenly sought after in industry and government.

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Property and Real Estate has professional accreditation by the Australian Property Institute (API) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).  Graduates will meet the academic requirement to be eligible for registration as a Certified Practising Valuer (CPV).
The Bachelor of Commerce can lead to accreditation with many professional bodies, such as the CA Program of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA), Associate membership for the CPA Program, CPA Australia, IPA Program of theInstitute of Public Accountants (IPA) and exemptions may apply for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Australian Computer Society (ACS), the Economics Society of Australia and the Australian Marketing Institute, provided that specific requirements within the course have been met.
Units in addition to the 16 credit points required for completion of the Bachelor of Commerce component of this combined course may be necessary to attain some of these professional accreditations.

Fees and charges

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. Please refer to the Pre 2016 Unit Fee Cost in the Unit Search.

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:

Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*Domestic Fee PayingInternational Fee Paying
$9,993Not applicable$26,000

The rates shown are based on 1 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or 8 credit points. If your study load for the year is less than or more than 1 EFTSL your fees will be adjusted accordingly. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can multiple the course price by the EFSTL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price.

* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course rates shown are indicative course fees. CSP fees are indicative because they are calculated based on your unit selection. They should be used as a guide only. The 2016 CSP course fees may change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms legislation is passed.

Course rules

The combined course will comprise 32 credit points of study. Students will undertake 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate and 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Commerce.  Course requirements for both the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate (M348) and the Bachelor of Commerce (M300) must be satisfied.

The 16 credit points studied within the Faculty of Business and Law must include the 8 credit points of Bachelor of Commerce core units: MAA103, MAE101, MAF101, MIS171, MLC101, MMK101, MMM132, MWL101 and MCA010 (0 credit points). In addition students must complete a prescribed Commerce major sequence and a minimum of 4 credit points at level 3 which must be Faculty of Business and Law units course grouped to a Faculty of Business and Law undergraduate degree.

The 16 credit points studied within the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate will comprise 16 credit points of core units of which four (MAA103, MAE101, MLC101 and MMK101) are common with the Bachelor of Commerce core units.  


  • Units from major sequences offered in the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate are course grouped to Business and Law.
  • The Sustainability major sequence is subject to continued offering of units by the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment.

See course entry for Bachelor of Commerce (M300) or Bachelor of Property and Real Estate (M348)

Please note:The eligibility of students for membership of the accrediting body is subject to meeting the requirements of that body and that Deakin makes no representations that individuals will meet those requirements.