Bachelor of Property and Real Estate
Course summary for international students
|Year||2017 course information|
|Award granted||Bachelor of Property and Real Estate|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Length||3 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
2016: November (Trimester 3)
2017: March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)
|Tuition fee rate||Available fee rates can be found at www.deakin.edu.au/fees|
|CRICOS course code||060343B|
|English language requirements|
IELTS overall score of 6 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent
|Deakin course code||M348|
|VTAC Codes||1400514453 - Burwood (Melbourne), International full-fee paying place|
|Faculty contacts||Deakin International|
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
- Course overview
- Professional recognition
- Fees and charges
- Course Learning Outcomes
- Course rules
- Major sequences
- Course structure
- Entry requirements - general
- Entry requirements - specific
- Credit for prior learning - general
- How to apply
- Further study
The Bachelor of Property and Real Estate prepares graduates for a career in property development, property valuation, financial management and a wide array of property-related professions.
The course offers core streams in property development, valuation and property market analysis with supporting units comprising business law, accounting and economic principles. Major sequences are available in financial management, global finance or sustainability.
The course has close links with professional bodies and is well regarded by industry. Students in this course undertake ‘real life’ education with a focus on current issues and relevant topics in the property industry.
The course has received professional accreditation by the Australian Property Institute and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Graduates will meet the academic requirements for membership for registration as a Certified Practising Valuer.
Fees and charges
Fees and charges vary depending on your course, your fee category and the year you started. To find out about the fees and charges that apply to you, visit www.deakin.edu.au/fees.
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.|
|Approved by Faculty Board October 2014|
To complete the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate, students must attain a total of 24 credit points. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point.
The 24 credit points include 16 credit points of core units (these are compulsory) and 8 credit points of electives (which may include a major sequence in either financial management, global finance or sustainability) and one zero credit point academic induction unit. Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester, and usually undertake 2 trimesters each year.
Refer to the details of each major sequence for availability.
Property and Real Estate
|MCA010||Communication for Academic Studies (0 credit points)|
|MMP111||Introduction to Property|
|SRT112||Sustainable Construction *|
|MMP121||Property Law and Practice|
|MMP122||Introduction to Property Development|
|SRT214||Commercial Property Construction Studies ^|
|MMP222||Advanced Property Development|
|MMP321||Advanced Property Analysis|
|MMP311||Advanced Property Valuation|
|MAA103||Accounting for Decision Making|
|MAE101||Economic Principles #|
|MAF101||Fundamentals of Finance|
#MAE101 is also available in Campus mode at Waterfront (Geelong) and in Cloud (online) mode in Trimester 1.
*This unit was previously coded MMP112
^ This unit was previously coded MMP214
Plus 8 credit points of general undergraduate units selected from the Faculty of Business and Law or from other faculties within the University (which may include a major sequence listed).
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.
Entry requirements - specific
IELTS / English language requirements
Please note that English language requirements exist for entry to this course and you will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies.
It is the students’ responsibility to ensure that she/he has the required IELTS score to register with any external accredited courses.
Credit for prior learning - general
The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.
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
Graduates of this course may wish to pursue postgraduate study, specifically a Master of Business Administration or Master of Planning (or equivalent qualification), or (for Honours students) a Masters or PhD by research, subject to performance. Note to be eligible for entry into the Master of Business Administration, also requires students to have two years relevant work experience.
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.
As a student in the Faculty of Business and Law, you can expect to participate in a range of teaching activities each week. This could include classes, seminars, practicals and online interaction. You can refer to the individual unit details in the course structure for more information. You will also need to study and complete assessment tasks in your own time.