Bachelor of Property and Real Estate

Course summary for current students

Year2016 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).

Course Learning Outcomes

Graduate Learning Outcome Course Learning Outcome
Discipline specific knowledge and capabilities Employ broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge in the fields of property development, investment, property valuation, and property management in private and commercial real estate markets, both nationally and internationally. Apply stringent legal and ethical standards to all valuation, development, investment and management scenarios, including simulated and real world applications.
Communication Prepare and present a selection of well developed, English proficient written, oral and visual analysis and reports comprised of property concepts and information to a range of stakeholders including investors, developers, regulators, clients, and colleagues.
Digital literacy Identify, locate, evaluate, and synthesise information about market and submarket trends and forecasts, economic influences, statutory requirements and industry practices and communicate information and solutions to stakeholders utilising a range of diagnostic, analytical and report ing technologies.
Critical thinking Evaluate and critically analyse data on property markets and indicators for the planning, design and development of commercial, industrial, retail and residential property.
Problem solving Apply property evaluation and appraisal methodologies to identify solutions and sustainability strategies for a diverse range of authentic problems in property.
Self-management Self manage and construct a body of evidence which demonstrates skills acquired. Self reflect and critique own performance and implement an action plan for continuing and future professional development.
Teamwork Collaborate with others to undertake research which examines contemporary issues in property.
Global citizenship Apply the interconnected principles of property planning, design, construction, management, maintenance and transference to a range of different environments and contexts reflecting social, sustainable, ethical, economic, and global perspectives.

Fees and charges

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. Please refer to the Pre 2016 Unit Fee Cost in the Unit Search.

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:

Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*Domestic Fee PayingInternational Fee Paying
$10,042Not applicable$26,000

The rates shown are based on 1 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or 8 credit points. If your study load for the year is less than or more than 1 EFTSL your fees will be adjusted accordingly. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can multiple the course price by the EFSTL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price.

* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course rates shown are indicative course fees. CSP fees are indicative because they are calculated based on your unit selection. They should be used as a guide only. The 2016 CSP course fees may change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms legislation is passed.

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

SRT112Sustainable 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.

*This unit was previously coded MMP112

Level 2
Trimester 1

MMP211Statutory Valuation

MMP212Property Investment

MMP213Property Economics

SRT214Commercial Property Construction Studies ^

Trimester 2

MMP221Property Management

MMP222Advanced Property Development

MMK277Unit description is currently unavailable

plus one elective unit

^ This unit was previously coded MMP214

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-M34803

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

MMM262Unit description is currently unavailable

MMM365Unit description is currently unavailable

Plus two credit points of units from:

MMH349Employment Relations

MMH356Change Management

MMM267Business Logistics ^

MMM343Business Ethics

MMM306Global Strategy and International Management

MMM385Unit description is currently unavailable

MMH230Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

MMM282Unit description is currently unavailable

^ This unit was previously coded MMM367

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-M34802

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

MMK277Unit description is currently unavailable

MMK325Strategic Marketing

Plus 2 credit points of units from:

MMK251Services Marketing ^

MMK280Brand Management #

MMK332Unit description is currently unavailable

MMK358Unit description is currently unavailable

MMK368Business Marketing

MMK393Integrated Marketing Communications in the Digital Age

MMS308Sport Marketing

^ This unit was previously coded MMK351

# This unit was previously coded MMK380

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.