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
Duration

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

This section is for:

  • all Commonwealth Supported Place students, or
  • domestic fee-paying undergraduate students, or
  • all domestic and International students who commenced in 2015 or before.

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. The cost of each unit can be viewed by looking up your units in the Handbook Unit Search under the 'Unit based calculation'.

* The Commonwealth supported place (CSP) indicative annual course fee shown in the table below is provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2015, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking full-time study within the specified discipline. The actual fees charged by Deakin University, will depend on the individual unit discipline and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines.


  This section is for:

  • all International students who commenced in 2016 or after, or
  • all postgraduate domestic student who commenced in 2016 or after.

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 eight credit points (which equals one Equivalent Full Time Study Load - EFTSL). If your study load for the year is less than or more than eight credit points, your fees will be adjusted accordingly. The credit point and EFTSL value of each unit can be viewed by looking up your units in the Handbook Unit Search. To calculate the fee for each unit, take the applicable course fee above, divide it by eight, then multiply it by the credit point of the unit you are studying.

Course rules

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)
  • MCA010 Communication for Academic Studies (0 credit point unit)
  • 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)

Course structure

Units

Bachelor of Commerce core units

MCA010Communication for Academic Studies (0 credit point unit)

MIS171Business Analytics

MMK101Marketing Fundamentals

MMM132Management

MWL101Personal Insight

Bachelor of Property and Real Estate core units

MMP111Introduction to Property

MMP122Introduction to Property Development

MMP121Property Law and Practice

SRT112Sustainable Construction *

MMP211Statutory Valuation

MMP212Property Investment

MMP213Property Economics

SRT214Commercial Property Construction Studies ^

MMP221Property Management

MMP222Advanced Property Development

MMP311Advanced Property Valuation

MMP321Advanced Property Analysis

*previously coded MMP112

^previously coded MMP214

Common core units

MAA103Accounting for Decision Making

MAE101Economic Principles

MLC101Business Law

MAF101Fundamentals 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.