Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Commerce
Course summary for international students
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)
|Indicative annual fee 2015||$23,560* AUD|
|CRICOS course code||072834F|
|VTAC Codes||1400514703 - Burwood (Melbourne), International full-fee paying place|
|Deakin course code||D325|
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- Course overview
- Professional recognition
- Fees and charges
- Career opportunities
- Course rules
- Major sequences
- Course structure
- Entry requirements - general
- Credit for prior learning - general
- How to apply
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 (IFP)
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.
Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study.
* The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2015, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2015 can be viewed from the Unit Search.
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service. Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.
The BPRE/BCom prepares you for a career in the business world and in the global property and real estate industries. As a graduate of this course you will have an understanding of the legalities, principles and processes required to fill a professional role in this field, and an appreciation of a professional ethic which emphasises responsibility and responsiveness to community needs.
Students undertaking this combined course have the option to undertake a business internship program which provides a realistic business experience in their area of specialisation. By undertaking the business internship program, you will obtain a better understanding of the business workplace environment and enhanced opportunities for future employment.
Graduates can find employment in a wide range of property-related positions in both private and government sectors including property developers, valuers, investors, asset managers, property market analysts, property management, leasing agents, funds managers and government advisors.
The combined course will comprise 32 credit points of study. Students will undertake 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate and 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Commerce. Course requirements for both the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate (M348) and the Bachelor of Commerce (M300) must be satisfied.
The 16 credit points studied within the Bachelor of Commerce must include the 10 Bachelor of Commerce core units.
The 16 credit points studied within the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate will comprise 16 credit points of core units of which four are common with the Bachelor of Commerce core units.
Students must also complete:
- A major sequence from the Commerce course
- A minimum of six credit points at Level 3, of which four must be course grouped to a Faculty of Business and Law undergraduate degree.
- Units from major sequences offered in the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate are course grouped to Business and Law.
- The Sustainability major sequence is subject to continued offering of units by the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment.
Refer to the details of each major sequence for availability.
Bachelor of Commerce major sequences
Accounting Information Systems
Business Information Systems
Human Resource Management
International Trade and Economic Policy~
Quantitative Business Analysis
Supply Chain Management
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate major sequences
* May only be selected as a second Major for Bachelor of Commerce students
~ previously titled International Trade
^Optional major sequence availble to BPRE students
Bachelor of Commerce core units
|MAE102||The Global Economy|
|MAF101||Fundamentals of Finance|
|MCA010||Communication for Academic Studies (0 credit point unit)|
|MIS101||Business Information Systems|
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate core units
|MMP111||Introduction to Property|
|MMP121||Property Law and Practice|
|MMP122||Introduction to Property Development|
|MMP214||Commercial Property Construction Studies|
|MMP222||Advanced Property Development|
|MMP311||Advanced Property Valuation|
|MMP321||Advanced Property Analysis|
Common core units
|MAA103||Accounting for Decision Making|
Entry requirements - general
General admission requirements for entry into undergraduate courses for international students at Deakin are summarised in the undergraduate admission requirements table (194kb).
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
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