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Bachelor of Property and Real Estate

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Award granted Bachelor of Property and Real Estate
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code060343B
Deakin course codeM348

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Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Bachelor of Property and Real Estate has core streams in property development, valuation and property market analysis with supporting units comprising business law, accounting, economic principles, and marketing.
Major sequences are available in management, marketing or sustainability.

The course aims to produce graduates prepared for a career in property development, property valuation, management and a wide array of property-related professions.  The course has close links with professional bodies such as the Australian Property Industry (API) and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and is well regarded by industry.  Students in this course undertake ‘real life’ education with the focus placed on current issues and relevant topics in the property industry.

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 requirements to be eligible for registration as a Certified Practising Valuer (CPV).

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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

Each level comprises 8 credit points. To satisfy the requirements for granting of the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate degree, a student must complete a course which includes units amounting to at least 24 credit points, of which at least 6 must be at level 3 and no more than 10 must be at level 1.


Students are required to complete 16 credit points of core units.  A major sequence is available in either management, marketing or sustainability.

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Major sequences

Refer to the details of each major sequence for availability.





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Course structure

Level 1
Trimester 1

MCA010 Communication for Academic Studies  

MMP111 Introduction to Property  

MLC101 Business Law  

MMP112 Sustainable Construction  

plus one elective unit


Trimester 2

MAE101 Economic Principles  #

MMP121 Property Law and Practice  

MMP122 Introduction to Property Development  

MAA103 Accounting for Decision Making  

#MAE101 is also available in Campus mode at Waterfront (Geelong) and in Cloud (online) mode in Trimester 1.


Level 2
Trimester 1

MMP211 Statutory Valuation  

MMP212 Property Investment  

MMP213 Property Economics  

MMP214 Commercial Property Construction Studies  


Trimester 2

MMP221 Property Management  

MMP222 Advanced Property Development  

MMK277 Marketing Management  

plus one elective unit


Level 3

Trimester 1

MMP321 Advanced Property Analysis  

plus three elective units


Trimester 2

MMP311 Advanced Property Valuation  

plus three elective units


Other general elective units

SHD201 Creating Sustainable Futures  

SHD301 Creating Sustainable Futures  

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Details of major sequences

Management - unit set code MJ-M30008

Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Warrnambool, Cloud (online)


Examine change, innovation and technology, globalisation, quality service cultures, participation and performance to develop the management skills of communication, problem solving, planning, organising, managing change and working cooperatively.
An honours year is available upon completion of this major sequence.

Professional recognition
Graduates may be eligible for affiliate status membership of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).

Career opportunities
You may find employment in management positions in the private and public sectors, operations or strategic management.


MMM132 Management  

MMM240 Organisational Behaviour  

MMM262 Understanding Organisations  

MMM365 Strategic Management  


Plus two credit points of units from:

MMH349 Industrial Relations  

MMH356 Change Management  

MMM343 Business Ethics  

MMM306 Global Strategy and International Management  

MMM367 Operations and Quality Management  

MMM385 Business in Asia  

MMH230 Strategic Human Resource Management  

MMM282 International Business  


Students undertaking a Management major sequence in a combined Commerce course are advised to select only level 3 units from the above listing.

Marketing - unit set code MJ-M30010

Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Warrnambool, Cloud (online)


Marketing is about relationships with customers and involves developing, maintaining and enhancing those relationships. Modern marketing is about adding value to the customer experience and building a relationship between buyers and sellers that benefits both.
You will gain knowledge of marketing in domestic and international markets.  An honours year is available upon completion of this major sequence.

Professional recognition

Professional recognition by the Australian Marketing Institute and the Market Research Society of Australia is available.

Career opportunities
Career options include working in advertising, brand/product management, customer relations management, event management, marketing research, public relations, retailing, web design and sales management.


MMK265 Marketing Research  

MMK266 Consumer Behaviour  

MMK277 Marketing Management  

MMK325 Strategic Marketing  


Plus 2 credit points of units from:

MMK332 Direct and Digital Marketing  

MMK351 Services Marketing  

MMK358 International Marketing  

MMK368 Business Marketing  

MMK380 Brand Management  

MMK393 Integrated Marketing Communications  

MMS308 Sport Marketing  

Sustainability - unit set code MJ-M34804

Burwood (Melbourne)


Sustainability is a huge issue.  From a global perspective, it has rapidly become one of the most important areas affecting our society.  Learn about the broader effects of climate change and how sustainability affects both private, business and government organisations.  Give yourself a competitive edge - a property and real estate degree with a sustainability major sequence.


SLE121 Environmental Sustainability  

SLE303 Managing Environmental Projects  

SLE308 Policy Instruments for Sustainability  

MMP221 Property Management  

MMP222 Advanced Property Development  


Plus one unit from:

SLE201 Society and Environment  

SHD201/SHD301 Creating Sustainable Futures  


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