Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Commerce
Course summary for international students
|Year||2016 course information|
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/ Bachelor of Commerce
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Length||4 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)
|Fee paying annual fee - commencing 2016||$26,000 AUD|
|CRICOS course code||072834F|
|English language requirements|
IELTS overall score of 6 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent
|VTAC Codes||1400514703 - Burwood (Melbourne), International full-fee paying place|
|Deakin course code||D325|
- Course overview
- Professional recognition
- Fees and charges
- Course rules
- Course structure
- Entry requirements - general
- Credit for prior learning - general
- How to apply
- Key dates
The Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Commerce (BPRE/BCom), combines the popular Bachelor of Property and Real Estate and the highly respected Bachelor of Commerce together into a four year program of study. This degree will provide you with the unique opportunity to undertake complementary major sequences in commerce and property and real estate whilst building on the strong synergy between the two high profile disciplines which is sought after in industry.
The Bachelor of Commerce has a strong public profile and an established reputation with industry and professional bodies. Property and real estate is an established discipline in Australia and 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. Graduates from this degree can enter a wide range of local and international employment positions and are keenly sought after in industry and government.
The Bachelor of Property and Real Estate has professional accreditation by the Australian Property Institute and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Graduates will meet the academic requirement to for registration as a Certified Practising Valuer.
The Bachelor of Commerce can lead to accreditation with many professional bodies, such as the Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) Program of CPA Australia, entry into the CA program of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA), the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) Professional Accounting Program (PEP), exemptions in the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants program (ACCA), the Australian Computer Society (ACS), the Economics Society of Australia and the Australian Marketing Institute, provided that specific requirements within the course have been met.
Units in addition to the 16 credit points required for completion of the Bachelor of Commerce component of this combined course may be necessary to attain some of these professional accreditations.
Fees and charges
Fee paying place - International
A fee paying place is one for which the University does not receive any Government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.
Fees for international students apply to persons living in Australia with Temporary Resident status, provided that there is no limitation on study and persons living abroad who are not Australian citizens and do not have Permanent Resident status in Australia.
The actual course fee charged by Deakin University, is based on the course and the study load being undertaken. The annual fee above is based on eight credit points (which equals one Equivalent Full Time Study Load - EFTSL). If your study load for the year is less than or more than eight credit points, your fees will be adjusted accordingly. To calculate the fee for each unit, take the applicable course fee above, divide it by eight, then multiply it by the credit point of the unit you are studying. To find the credit point and EFTSL value of each unit, go to the Handbook Unit Search.
This 'Fee paying annual fee' is provided as a guide only. The actual course fee charged by Deakin University, is based on the course and the study load (EFTSL) being undertaken.
The fees per course/unit/credit point may be otherwise subject to an annual increase due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
This information is provided as a guide only. No representation is made that the information provided is current or accurate. Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on indicative course fee to calculate the total future cost of their course. Applicants can email email@example.com for more information about 2016 fees.
To complete the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Commerce students must attain a total of 32 credit points consisting of 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate and 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Commerce. 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 Commerce (M300) must be satisfied. Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester, and usually undertake 2 trimesters each year.
To complete the course students must include 12 credit points of Property and Real Estate core units, 4 credit points of Commerce core units and 4 credit points of core units common to both the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate and the Bachelor of Commerce. Students must also complete an 8 credit point major sequence from the Bachelor of Commerce, 4 credit points of elective units (which may include a major sequence from the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate) and a zero credit point unit induction unit.
Bachelor of Commerce core units
|MCA010||Communication for Academic Studies (0 credit point unit)|
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate core units
|MMP111||Introduction to Property|
|MMP122||Introduction to Property Development|
|MMP121||Property Law and Practice|
|SRT112||Sustainable Construction *|
|SRT214||Commercial Property Construction Studies ^|
|MMP222||Advanced Property Development|
|MMP311||Advanced Property Valuation|
|MMP321||Advanced Property Analysis|
*previously coded MMP112
^previously coded MMP214
Common core units
|MAA103||Accounting for Decision Making|
|MAF101||Fundamentals of Finance|
Plus an 8 credit point Bachelor of Commerce major sequence
Plus completion of 4 credit points of elective units (which may include a Bachelor of Property and Real Estate major sequence)
Entry requirements - general
General admission requirements for entry into undergraduate courses can be found at International Students - Apply site (Step 3).
Some courses may have additional entry requirements.
Students must also meet the undergraduate English language requirements.
Credit for prior learning - general
If you have completed previous studies which you believe may reduce the number of units you have to complete at Deakin, indicate in the appropriate section on your application that you wish to be considered for credit for prior learning. You will need to provide a certified copy of your previous course details so your credit can be determined. If you are eligible, your offer letter will then contain information about your credit for prior learning.
Your credit for prior learning is formally approved prior to your enrolment at Deakin during the Enrolment and Orientation Program. You must bring original documents relating to your previous study so that this approval can occur.
You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.
How to apply
- Applicant Portal: Use our online application system to submit and track your application now OR
- Apply through a Deakin International office: Fill out an application form and submit it to a Deakin International office OR
- Apply through a Deakin representative: Take your application form to your preferred agent for assistance.
Tracking your application
If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.
- If you applied through a Deakin representative please contact your representative.
- If you applied through a Deakin International office please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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.