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Direct applications to Deakin for Trimester 2 2020 close 10 July 2020
Direct applications to Deakin for Trimester 3 2020 close 1 November 2020
Current Deakin Students
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Gain the broad skills you need to forge a career in real estate, from property development and valuation to the business principles of law and accounting. This diverse course has close links with professional bodies, and employers will love the practical experience that’s included as you study.
Dreaming of a career as a top property professional?
Designed in consultation with employers and professional and industry bodies, our Bachelor of Property and Real Estate is one of the most highly regarded programs on offer. Even before you graduate, you’ll develop networks and industry links that will take you to the top.
You’ll learn from leaders who are specialists and active in the field, so you’re always benefiting from the most current approaches and ideas, research and expanding your own connections.
These world-class educators will take you through everything you need to know about:
- property economics
- property investment
- property law and practice
- statutory valuation
- sustainable construction.
You’ll also have opportunities to expand your world through international internship and work experience opportunities that can be credited towards your degree.
As a graduate from this reputable and comprehensive course, you’ll be ready to hit the ground running from your very first day.Read More
To complete the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate, students must attain a total of 24 credit points plus the compulsory 0-credit point unit, MAI010 Academic Integrity. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point. Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester, and usually undertake 2 trimesters each year.
To complete the course you must include:-
- 16 credit points of core units (12 credit points of Property and Real Estate units and 4 credit points of Commerce units)
- completion of MAI010 Academic Integrity (0-credit point compulsory unit)
- 8 credit points of electives (which may include a 4 cpt minor sequence in either Wealth Management, Finance, Sustainability or Global Studies)
- Level 1 - no more than 10 credit points
- Level 3 - at least 6 credit points
Property and Real Estate
#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
+This unit was previously coded MMP121
~This unit was previously coded MMP222
Compulsory 0-credit point unit
To be completed in the first trimester of study
Refer to the details of each minor sequence for availability
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 minor sequence listed).
2020 course information
1400614451 - Cloud (online), Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)
Campuses by intake
Campus availability varies per trimester. This means that a course offered in Trimester 1 may not be offered in the same location for Trimester 2 or 3. Read more to learn where this course will be offered throughout the year.
Trimester 1 - March
- Start date: March
- Available at:
- Burwood (Melbourne)
- Cloud Campus
Trimester 2 - July
- Start date: July
- Available at:
- Burwood (Melbourne)
- Cloud Campus
Trimester 3 - November
- Start date: November
- Available at:
- Burwood (Melbourne)
- Cloud Campus
Deakin splits the academic year into three terms, known as trimesters. Most students usually undertake two trimesters each year (March-June, July-November).
Additional course information
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.Course duration - additional information
Course duration may be affected by delays in completing course requirements, such as accessing or completing work placements.
Mandatory student checks
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.
Units in this course may have participation requirements that include compulsory placements, work-based training, community-based learning or collaborative research training arrangements.
Placement can occur at any time, including during the standard holiday breaks listed here: https://www.deakin.edu.au/courses/key-dates.
Reasonable adjustments to participation and other course requirements will be made for students with a disability. Click here for more information.
Elective units may provide the opportunity for Work Integrated Learning experiences.
More information: WIL Programs
Ask a question about studying at Deakin
Deakin University offers admission to undergraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.
Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.
For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library
Entry for applicants with recent secondary education (previous three years) will be based on their performance in the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education with an ATAR of at least 50, and pre-requisite units 3 and 4; a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or 20 in English other than EAL.
Entry for applicants with previous Tertiary, VET, life or work experience will be based on their performance in:
- a Certificate IV in a related discipline OR
- a Diploma in any discipline or 50% completion of a Diploma in a related discipline OR
- successful completion of relevant study, equivalent to at least two Deakin University units, at an accredited higher education institution OR
- other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent including a Foundation Program approved by Faculty Board or relevant work or life experience
Learn more about this course and others that Deakin offers by visiting VTAC for more information. You can also discover how Deakin compares to other universities when it comes to the quality of our teaching and learning by visiting the ComparED website.
Special entry access schemes (SEAS) enables Deakin to consider disadvantageous circumstances you may have experienced and their impact upon your studies. SEAS also allows us to identify if you're from under-represented groups when making selection decisions for some courses. SEAS does not exempt you from meeting any of the course entry requirements.
You can also find out about different entry pathways into Deakin courses if you can't get in straight from high school.
Finally, Deakin is committed to admissions transparency. As part of that commitment, you can learn more about our first intake of 2020 students (PDF, 581.6KB) - their average ATARs, whether they had any previous higher education experience and more.
Recognition of prior learning
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 Recognition of Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree and how to apply for credit.
The program has been designed to enable mid-year entry at any level and articulate with diploma and advanced diploma programs from both Australia and overseas.
Fees and scholarships
Learn more about fees.
The tuition fees you pay will depend on the units you choose to study as each unit has its own costs. The 'Estimated tuition fee' is provided as a guide only based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. The cost will vary depending on the units you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and any approved Recognition of Prior Learning you have.
Each unit you enrol in has a credit point value. The 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together 8 credit points of a typical combination of units for that course. Eight credit points is used as it represents a typical full-time enrolment load for a year.
You can find the credit point value of each unit under the Unit Description by searching for the unit in the Handbook.
Learn more about fees and available payment options.
A Deakin scholarship could help you pay for your course fees, living costs and study materials. If you've got something special to offer Deakin - or maybe you just need a bit of extra support - we've got a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships
How to apply
Applications through VTAC have now closed.
Applications can be made directly to the University through the Application Portal.
For more information on the application process and closing dates, visit the how to apply page.
Please complete the Register your interest form to receive further information about our direct application opportunities.
View pathways into the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate with our pathways finder.
Further study options
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 three years relevant work experience.
Student Services Network (Faculty of Business and Law)
Tel 03 9244 6555
Why choose Deakin
With this qualification, you'll be able to specialise in all facets of the real estate market, including commercial and industrial property, residential property and other related land uses in the built environment. Better still, you’ll be well placed to capitalise on Australia’s population and housing boom. Graduate ready to explore career opportunities across a variety of roles including:
- asset manager
- land economist
- leasing agent
- mortgage finance broker
- portfolio manager
- property developer
- property manager
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 as a Certified Practising Valuer.
Course learning outcomes
Deakin's graduate learning outcomes describe the knowledge and capabilities graduates can demonstrate at the completion of their course. These outcomes mean that regardless of the Deakin course you undertake, you can rest assured your degree will teach you the skills and professional attributes that employers value. They'll set you up to learn and work effectively in the future.
|Graduate Learning Outcome||Course Learning Outcome|
|Discipline specific knowledge and capabilities||Employ broad and coherent theoretical and technical property and real estate knowledge and apply legal and ethical standards in the fields relating to property development, investment, valuation and property management in private and commercial real estate markets, both nationally and internationally.|
|Communication||Prepare and present a selection of reports on property concepts and information for a range of stakeholders including investors, developers, regulators and clients .|
|Digital literacy||Identify, locate, evaluate, and synthesise information about market and submarket trends and forecasts, economic influences, statutory requirements and industry practices. Communicate information and solutions to stakeholders utilising a range of diagnostic, analytical and reporting technologies.|
|Critical thinking||Evaluate and analyse property related issues and data on property markets and indicators to make recommendations for maximising property outcomes.|
|Problem solving||Apply legal property evaluation and property appraisal methodologies to identify solutions and sustainability strategies for a diverse range of authentic problems in property.|
|Self-management||Apply skills and knowledge to independently undertake educational activities that require considerable planning|
|Teamwork||Collaborate with others to examine 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.|
* 2019 Student Experience Survey, based on undergraduate students
# ARWU Rankings 2019
~ According to the Voice Project IT Service Quality Support Benchmark Survey
^ Australian Graduate Recruitment Industry Awards, 2017, 2018, 2019 winner
^^ Australian Graduate Survey 2010–2015, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016–2019 (GOS), Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)