Bachelor of Property and Real Estate

Course summary for current students

Year2015 course information
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

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).

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

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.

Major sequences

Refer to the details of each major sequence for availability.

Course structure

Level 1
Trimester 1

MCA010Communication for Academic Studies

MMP111Introduction to Property

MLC101Business Law

MMP112Sustainable Construction *

plus one elective unit

Trimester 2

MAE101Economic Principles #

MMP121Property Law and Practice

MMP122Introduction to Property Development

MAA103Accounting for Decision Making

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

* unit recoded SRT112 from 2016

Level 2
Trimester 1

MMP211Statutory Valuation

MMP212Property Investment

MMP213Property Economics

MMP214Commercial Property Construction Studies ~

~ unit recoded SRT114 from 2016

Trimester 2

MMP221Property Management

MMP222Advanced Property Development

MMK277Marketing Management

plus one elective unit

Level 3

Trimester 1

MMP321Advanced Property Analysis

plus three elective units

Trimester 2

MMP311Advanced Property Valuation

plus three elective units

Other general elective units

SHD201Creating Sustainable Futures

SHD301Creating Sustainable Futures

MIS171Business Analytics ^

^ Students undertaking the Marketing major must enrol in MIS171 as their Level 1 elective in Year 1 Trimester 1 as MIS171 is a pre-requisite for MMK265.

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.


MMM240Organisational Behaviour

MMM262Understanding Organisations

MMM365Strategic Management

Plus two credit points of units from:

MMH349Industrial Relations

MMH356Change Management

MMM343Business Ethics

MMM306Global Strategy and International Management

MMM367Operations and Quality Management

MMM385Business in Asia

MMH230Strategic Human Resource Management

MMM282International 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.

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.

MMK265Marketing Research

MMK266Consumer Behaviour

MMK277Marketing Management

MMK325Strategic Marketing

Plus 2 credit points of units from:

MMK332Direct and Digital Marketing

MMK351Services Marketing

MMK358International Marketing

MMK368Business Marketing

MMK380Brand Management

MMK393Integrated Marketing Communications

MMS308Sport Marketing

Please note: Students undertaking the Marketing major must enrol in MIS171 as their Level 1 elective in Year 1 Trimester 1 as MIS171 is a pre-requisite for MMK265.

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.

SLE121Environmental Sustainability

SLE303Managing Environmental Projects

SLE308Policy Instruments for Sustainability

MMP221Property Management

MMP222Advanced Property Development

Plus one unit from:

SLE201Society and Environment

SHD201/SHD301Creating Sustainable Futures

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.