Discover the construction or property course for you

Our courses are renowned for their global perspective, industry relevance and high employability. Whether you’re interested in project management, building technology or property markets, a Deakin course will propel you into your chosen sector. Not sure what course you want to study? We’ve got you covered, explore our disciplines within construction and property.


Undergraduate (your first degree)

An undergraduate degree is generally completed between two to four years, depending on the pattern of study and any recognition of prior learning you may have. Associate degrees, bachelor and bachelor with honours are all undergraduate degrees.


Postgraduate (further study)

A postgraduate qualification can be undertaken by students who have already completed an undergraduate degree or possess significant, demonstrable work experience. Postgraduate courses include graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, masters and PhDs, as well as specialist programs for industry professionals.


Higher Degrees by Research (supervised research)

Research degrees are research based master’s or PhD programs that focus on a single area of expertise. They provide students the opportunity to carry out highly specialised research under expert supervision.

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Choose an industry-aligned Deakin course to gain a competitive advantage with real-world expertise. Our multidisciplinary degrees give you options to specialise in construction or property, or combine with qualifications in architecture, commerce or law.

Disciplines within construction and property

Take the next step to a brighter future

Explore our construction and property courses and find out more about life at Deakin. Get more inspiration for your future career in a major growth sector.

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Choose a construction or property degree that will get you work ready

Explore our range of construction and property courses, developed in consultation with industry experts and backed by research. You’ll build an invaluable network through work-integrated learning and graduate with a set of versatile skills to give you an employment edge.

Collaborative learning

At Deakin, our construction management students work closely with architecture students, gaining invaluable insight and understanding of both disciplines. This unique learning approach helps our graduates stand out to future employers.

Strong industry connections

Our courses have strong links to industry, including field trips, site visits, guest lectures and placements. You’ll gain valuable work experience while building professional networks, ensuring you graduate work ready.

Professional recognition

Your Deakin qualifications are recognised nationally by industry through course accreditations. Our courses are regularly examined by key professional groups, including:

  • Australian Institute of Building
  • Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors
  • Chartered Institute of Building
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Australian Property Institute.

Deakin's unique three-year Bachelor of Property and Real Estate has the highest level of accreditation for any property course by Australian Property Institute for Certified Practising Valuer status.

The Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) is recognised for practice in more than 50 countries, providing a global passport for work in Australia and abroad.

Graduate with an employment advantage

Get a head-start on developing your professional networks with the option of industry experience in Australia or abroad. Develop your consulting skills, liaise with stakeholders and solve real-world problems. Gain practical employment experience and develop professional work habits.


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The education from university paired with real-life projects complemented each other and advanced me beyond those who had not gained real work experience. The industry experience gained also assisted me in standing out from the rest when applying for graduate positions.

Monique Quinn

Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)

Top professional roles in construction and property

One of Australia's largest employers, the construction industry, is set to grow 122,600 jobs by 2033.* The property operators and real estate services sector is set to grow 26,300 jobs by 2033, according to Australian Government employment projections.*

  • 21,400 new jobs for building and engineering technicians
  • 19,700 new jobs for construction managers
  • 14,200 new jobs for property managers and real estate agents
  • 11,200 new jobs for architects, planners and surveyors.

World-class teaching experiences

Dreaming of an exciting and rewarding career in construction, property or real estate? Get ahead with Deakin – we’ll help you build your network within the community and industry.

Experience entrepreneurship

Complete a unique work-integrated learning unit that develops your entrepreneurial skillset and prepares you to innovate in the business world.

Teaching excellence

Our construction and property courses are accredited and recognised nationally. Graduate with confidence knowing your qualification is recognised by industry bodies and employers.

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If you're dreaming of an exciting and rewarding career in construction or property, we'll help get you there.

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* Jobs and Skills Australia, National Employment Projections 2023 to 2033

Deakin references data from a range of government, higher education and reputable media sources. For more information, visit our list of sources.

++Some courses have limited places, apply early to avoid missing out.

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Got a question about our construction or property courses? Our course advisers are available to speak to you about your study options and how we can help you further your career.

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