Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Laws
Course summary for current students
The Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Laws (BPRE/BLaws) will provide you with a thorough understanding of the both the law discipline and the property and real estate discipline, as well as building on the strong synergy between the two, in a five-year program of study.
The Bachelor of Laws component of the course provides innovative and distinctive legal education, emphasises a case study approach and has a strong practical legal skills component. You will gain a thorough understanding of business law-one of the most prestigious and highly regarded areas of legal practice.
Property and real estate is an established discipline in Australia as well as having global recognition. The property and real estate component of 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.
Combining the two courses will facilitate practical experience and project work that relates theory with practice, providing a broad business educational experience.
Deakin’s Bachelor of Laws is designed to satisfy the university component of the requirements to become a barrister and solicitor in Victoria set by the Council of Legal Education (COLE). In addition to completing an approved LLB degree, a person seeking entry is required to work for one year as a legal trainee, or to undertake a practical legal training course.
The Bachelor of Property and Real Estate is designed to meet professional accreditation requirements set by the Australian Property Institute (www.api.org.au) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (www.rics.org.au). Graduates will meet the academic requirements to be eligible for registration as a Certified Practising Valuer (subject to final approval by the accrediting bodies).
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Fees and charges
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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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The combined course will comprise 40 credit points of study. Students will undertake 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate and 24 credit points from the Bachelor of Laws. Course requirements for both the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate (M348) and the Bachelor of Laws (M312) must be satisfied.
The 24 credit points studied within the Bachelor of Laws must include 21 credit points of core units.
The remaining 3 credit must include 3 Bachelor of Laws elective units. In addition, students are required to complete the prescribed Professional experience to be eligible to graduate.
The 16 credit points studied within the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate will comprise 12 credit points of core Property and Real Estate units and four credit points of core Business and Law units.
Students must also complete a minimum of 4 credit points at Level 3, which must be course grouped to a Faculty of Business and Law undergraduate degree.
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Bachelor of Laws core units
|MCA010|| Communication for Academic Studies *|
|MLL110|| Legal Principles and Skills |
|MLL217|| Misleading Conduct and Economic Torts |
|MLL335|| Legal Practice and Ethics |
|MLL391|| Civil Procedure and Alternative Dispute Resolution |
|MLL409|| Competition Law and Policy |
|MLL411|| Legal Problem Solving and Persuasion |
*MCA010 Communication for Academic Skills is a 0 credit point stand alone unit to be completed by all students
Select 3 credit points of elective Law units from:
|MLL315|| Personal Injuries Compensation Schemes |
|MLL319|| Sentencing Law and Practice |
|MLL336|| International Commercial Law |
|MLL355|| International Litigation and Dispute Settlement |
Bachelor of Real estate and Property core units
|MMP111|| Introduction to Property |
|MMP112|| Sustainable Construction |
|MMP121|| Property Law and Practice |
|MMP122|| Introduction to Property Development |
|MMP214|| Commercial Property Construction Studies |
|MMP222|| Advanced Property Development |
|MMP311|| Advanced Property Valuation |
|MMP321|| Advanced Property Analysis |
Business and Law core units
|MAA103|| Accounting for Decision Making |