Bachelor of Property & Real Estate

  • Move your career into property development & valuation with a Bachelor of Property and Real Estate
  • You can pay for your course later via a government loan
  • Nationally recognised degree delivered by Deakin University

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Deakin University
Career Opportunities
  • Property Developer
  • Property Manager
  • Sustainability Consultant
  • Property Valuer (private or government)
  • Property Sales & Acquisitions Consultant
  • Leasing Agent
  • Land Economist

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Meets requirements for membership as a Certified Practising Valuer.

Previous studies or work experience


Work placement

Internships are available

Course length
Full-time: 3 years | Part-time: 4-6 years | Maximum 7 years
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Assignments & exams. Some units also have a practical assessment.
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You can gain entry into the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate by fulfilling one of these criteria:

  • Year 12 with an ATAR of 50, OR
  • a Certificate IV with a Weighted Average Mark of 60, OR
  • a Diploma or higher qualification, OR
  • relevant business, administration, finance or property work experience

In all cases, selection is based primarily on academic merit. Information on your existing qualifications and work experience will also be considered in the selection process (and you may also gain credit for prior learning).

What you'll learn

You’ll develop knowledge and skills in:

  • Property development
  • Property valuation
  • Market analysis
  • Property economics and more.

You will graduate prepared for a career in global property and real estate industries.

Work placement

You may be able to undertake an internship as part of this course and gain industry experience.

Course structure

Each level comprises 8 credit points. To satisfy the requirements for granting of the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate degree, a student must complete a course which includes units amounting to at least 24 credit points, of which at least 6 must be at level 3 and no more than 10 must be at level 1.

Students are required to complete 16 credit points of core units and a 6 credit point major sequence in one of the following:

Major sequences

  1. Management

  2. Marketing

Level 1 units

  1. Communication for academic studies

  2. Introduction to property

  3. Business law

  4. Sustainable construction

  5. Economic principles

  6. Property law & practice

  7. Introduction to property development

  8. Accounting for decision making

Level 2 units

  1. Statutory valuation

  2. Property investment

  3. Property economics

  4. Commercial property construction studies

  5. Property management

  6. Advanced property development

  7. Marketing management

Level 3 units

  1. Advanced property analysis

  2. Advanced property valuation


You will need to complete 5 electives as part of this course.

Support and delivery

How Deakin's online courses are delivered

As an online student you’ll watch lectures, complete readings and participate in tutorials, just like an on-campus student. The difference is you’ll do this online, when it suits you.

Deakin was one of the first universities in Australia to deliver courses for off-campus students, and they pride themselves on an online learning system that is cutting-edge, engaging and easy to use.


This degree is accredited by the Australian Property Institute and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. After you graduate, you will meet the academic requirements for membership as a Certified Practising Valuer. 

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – HECS-HELP

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

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