Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Laws
Course summary for current students
|Year||2017 course information|
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Laws
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Duration||5 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Deakin course code||D396|
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.
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.
Deakin’s Bachelor of Laws is designed to satisfy the university component of the requirements to become an Australian Lawyer set by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board (VLAB). 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 (PLT) 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).
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 Laws students must attain a total of 40 credit points, consisting of 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate and 24 credit points from the Bachelor of Laws. 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 Laws (M312) must be satisfied. Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester, and usually undertake 2 trimesters each year.
The 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate must include:-
- 12 credit points of Property and Real Estate core units
- 3 credit points of Business and Law core units
- a 1 credit point Business and Law elective unit
- Level 3 - at least 4 credit points (which must be course grouped to a Faculty of Business and Law undergraduate degree)
The 24 credit points from the Bachelor of Laws include:-
- 21 credit points of Bachelor of Laws core units
- 3 credit points of Law elective units
- prescribed Professional Experience
- MCA010 Communication for Academic Studies (0 credit point unit)
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 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
Bachelor of Real estate and Property core units
|MMP111||Introduction to Property |
|SRT112||Sustainable Construction *|
|MMP121||Property Law and Practice |
|MMP122||Introduction to Property Development |
|SRT214||Commercial Property Construction Studies ^|
|MMP222||Advanced Property Development |
|MMP311||Advanced Property Valuation |
|MMP321||Advanced Property Analysis |
*This unit was previously coded MMP112
^This unit was previously coded MMP214
Business and Law core units
|MAA103||Accounting for Decision Making |
Plus 1 Business and Law Elective unit.
Select 3 credit points of elective Law units from:
|MLL315||Personal Injuries Compensation Schemes |
|MLL319||Sentencing Law and Practice |
|MLL328||Alternative Dispute Resolution: Principles and Practice |
|MLL329||Financial Services Regulation |
|MLL336||International Commercial Law |
|MLL355||International Litigation and Dispute Settlement |
|MLT366||International Alternative Dispute Resolution #|
#MLT code denotes study tour version of the unit
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.