Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Commerce
Course summary for current students
|Year||2017 course information|
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/ Bachelor of Commerce
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
4 years full-time or part-time equivalent
|CRICOS course code||072834F|
|Deakin course code||D325|
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 overview
- Indicative student workload
- Professional recognition
- Fees and charges
- Course rules
- Course structure
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.
Indicative student workload
As a student in the Faculty of Business and Law, you can expect to participate in a range of teaching activities each week. This could include classes, seminars, practicals and online interaction. You can refer to the individual unit details in the course structure for more information. You will also need to study and complete assessment tasks in your own time.
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.
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes (DGLOs)
Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs)
1. Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities: appropriate to the level of study related to a discipline or profession.
- Demonstrable in-depth knowledge of scientific methods and tools, and
2. Communication: using oral, written and interpersonal communication to inform, motivate and effect change.
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3. Digital literacy: using technologies to find, use and disseminate information.
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4. Critical thinking: evaluating information using critical and analytical thinking and judgment.
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5. Problem solving: creating solutions to authentic (real world and ill-defined) problems.
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6. Self-management: working and learning independently, and taking responsibility for personal actions.
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7. Teamwork: working and learning with others from different disciplines and backgrounds.
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8. Global citizenship: engaging ethically and productively in the professional context and with diverse communities and cultures in a global context
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Approved by Faculty Board: 28 July 2016
Fees and charges
Fees and charges vary depending on your course, your fee category and the year you started. To find out about the fees and charges that apply to you, visit www.deakin.edu.au/fees.
To complete the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Commerce students must attain a total of 32 credit points consisting of 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate and 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Commerce. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point. Course requirements for both the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate (M348) and the Bachelor of Commerce (M300) must be satisfied. Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester, and usually undertake 2 trimesters each year.
To complete the course you must include:-
- 12 credit points of Property and Real Estate core units
- 4 credit points of Commerce core units
- 4 credit points of core units common to both the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate and the Bachelor of Commerce
- an 8 credit point major sequence from the Bachelor of Commerce
- 4 credit points of elective units (which may include a major sequence from the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate)
- Level 3 - at least 6 credit points (of which a minimum of 4 credit points must be course grouped to a Faculty of Business and Law undergraduate degree)
Bachelor of Commerce core units
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate core units
|MMP111||Introduction to Property|
|MMP122||Introduction to Property Development|
|MMP121||Property Law and Practice|
|SRT112||Sustainable Construction *|
|SRT214||Commercial Property Construction Studies ^|
|MMP222||Advanced Property Development|
|MMP311||Advanced Property Valuation|
|MMP321||Advanced Property Analysis|
*previously coded MMP112
^previously coded MMP214
Common core units
|MAA103||Accounting for Decision Making|
|MAF101||Fundamentals of Finance|
Plus an 8 credit point Bachelor of Commerce major sequence
Plus completion of 4 credit points of elective units (which may include a Bachelor of Property and Real Estate major sequence)
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.