Bachelor of Property and Real Estate / Bachelor of Commerce

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Combine the practicalities of real estate with the commercial knowledge you need to succeed in business with the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Commerce. You'll gain a business foundation that includes economics, accounting, marketing and management, while studying units in diverse aspects of real estate such as development, management and valuation. Enter the workforce with two complementary sets of skills, so you can make a strong impact from day one. For instance, expertise in finance and economics will be incredibly beneficial when making a choice between two investment properties. To ensure your skills are at their sharpest, you’ll be exposed to practical learning opportunities that prepare you for work in the industry. Work alongside established professionals on placement, leverage our connections to secure sought-after internships and learn from global leaders in property and commerce through overseas study experiences.


To complete the course students must include 12 credit points of Property and Real Estate core units, 4 credit points of Commerce core units and 4 credit points of core units common to both the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate and the Bachelor of Commerce, plus completion of one zero credit point academic integrity unit. Students must also complete an 8 credit point major sequence from the Bachelor of Commerce and 4 credit points of elective units (which may include a minor sequence from the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate


  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Financial planning
  • Food and Agribusiness
  • Human resource management
  • Management
  • Management information systems
  • Marketing
  • Property and real estate

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent: Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) 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 at an accredited higher education institution equivalent to at least two Deakin University units OR other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent for example relevant work or life experience.


Depending on units taken, commerce graduates can apply for membership to these key professional bodies: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); Association of Financial Advisers (AFA); Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI); Australian Marketing Institute (AMI); Certified Practising Accountants (CPA); Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ); Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA); Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA); Institute of Managers and Leaders (IML); Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). The Bachelor of Property and Real Estate has professional accreditation by the Australian Property Institute (API) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Graduates will meet the academic requirement to be eligible for registration as a Certified Practising Valuer (CPV).

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Burwood International: $149,808
  • ATAR: 81
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Further information

Course also offered in Cloud (online) mode.

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