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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

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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.

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Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.


Please be aware:

  • fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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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 Bachelor of Commerce must include the 10 Bachelor of Commerce core units. 


The 16 credit points studied within the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate will comprise 16 credit points of core units of which four are common with the Bachelor of Commerce core units.  


Students must also complete:

  • A major sequence from the Commerce course
  • A minimum of six credit points at Level 3, of which four must be course grouped to a Faculty of Business and Law undergraduate degree.


  • 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.

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Major sequences

Refer to the details of each major sequence for availability.


Bachelor of Commerce major sequences

Accounting Information Systems

Business Analytics
Business Information Systems
Business Security Management #
Commercial Law

Financial Planning*

Health Informatics  #
Human Resource Management
Interactive Marketing
International Business

International Management
International Trade and Economic Policy

Professional Practice #

Quantitative Business Analysis

Supply Chain Management

Technology Management  #

Bachelor of Property and Real Estate major sequences



* May only be selected as a second Major for Bachelor of Commerce students

# Offered to continuing students only

^Optional major sequence available to BPRE students

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Course structure

Bachelor of Commerce core units

MAE102 The Global Economy  

MAF101 Fundamentals of Finance  

MCA010 Communication for Academic Studies  (0 credit point unit)

MIS101 Business Information Systems  

MIS171 Business Analytics  

MMM132 Management  

MMH299 Business Communication  


Bachelor of Property and Real Estate core units

MMP111 Introduction to Property  

MMP112 Sustainable Construction  

MMP121 Property Law and Practice  

MMP122 Introduction to Property Development  

MMP211 Statutory Valuation  

MMP212 Property Investment  

MMP213 Property Economics  

MMP214 Commercial Property Construction Studies  

MMP221 Property Management  

MMP222 Advanced Property Development  

MMP311 Advanced Property Valuation  

MMP321 Advanced Property Analysis  


Common core units

MAA103 Accounting for Decision Making  

MAE101 Economic Principles  

MLC101 Business Law  

MMK277 Marketing Management  


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