Bachelor of Applied Science - Property and Valuation (Honours)

RMIT University

Develop understanding of property fundamentals to build a successful career in the property industry. This course provides students with deep knowledge of the property sector, to specialise in all the subsets of property and valuation. The course provides a strong grounding in property studies, achieving skills and knowledge in specific fields such as property investment, funds management, development, property management, valuation, consultancy, and property analysis. Students develop competency in identifying, analysing and solving problems relating to property. The first year is common to the property, construction management and project management courses, enabling students to work collaboratively in activities and assessment around each of the discipline area. Students undertake three research related courses in this program in the last 1.5 years of the course.

Course Fee:


International: $111,360

Entry Requirements:

Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) Units 3 and 4: satisfactory completion of any Mathematics; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.

Structure:

Year 1 - You will be provided with an overview of property principles, valuation techniques and property investment strategies. You will also be taught basic construction and project management skills to aid in your work and studies. Year 2 - You will study the property industry in greater detail, with the introduction of property development and investment, along with principles of valuation. Year 3 - You will build on the material of second year and look in depth at valuation procedures, asset management and the property investment markets. Year 4 - The final year prepares you to be industry ready and gives you an insight into the industry environment and its latest trends. The year culminates with the following 3 capstone projects: an industry-focused property research thesis, an investment project, an in-depth property development.

Subjects you can Study:

Asset management, Development, Investments, Portfolio management, Valuation.

Study Pathways:

If you successfully complete the Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural), you are guaranteed entry and will receive 2 semesters of advanced standing (equivalent to 96 credit points). If you successfully complete the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building), you may be eligible for 2 semesters of advanced standing (equivalent to 96 credit points). Selection is based on academic merit and credit is not guaranteed.

Recognition:

This program is accredited by the Australian Property Institute (API) which has reciprocity agreements with countries like Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Malaysia and Singapore, and membership with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) which is recognised worldwide. This program provides the academic base required for membership to RICS. The API bodies also require applicants to have work experience, and meet other membership criteria to become certified practising valuers (CPV).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00122A

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City 75.15 No Full time 4 years

Why Study With Us

One of Australia's original tertiary institutions, RMIT University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with industry and the community.

RMIT is renowned for its excellence in Art and Design; Architecture; Education; Engineering; Development; Computer Science and Information Systems; Business and Management; and Communication and Media Studies.

RMIT prides itself on its strong industry connections forged over 130 years. Collaboration with industry is integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

RMIT is a values-led institution and is dedicated to operating sustainably, respecting Indigenous cultures and supporting intellectual freedom. 

RMIT has outstanding teachers and is one of the top ranked universities for staff qualification.

Facilities & Services

RMIT’s three campuses in Melbourne (City, Brunswick and Bundoora) are located on the unceded lands of the people of the Woi Wurrung and Boon Wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation.

As a global university, RMIT has two campuses in Vietnam and a research and industry collaboration centre in Spain. We also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Belgium, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

Our cutting-edge facilities, including the newly opened New Academic Street, Swanston Academic Building and Design Hub represent our commitment to developing world-class learning, teaching, training and research spaces.

Students have instant access to a range of activities and programs designed to make the university experience unforgettable.

The support services and networks available at RMIT are designed to help students succeed and remain healthy and happy.

Student services include:

  • International student support and personal counselling
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  • Student clubs and social, cultural and sporting activities
  • Spiritual support.

Admission and selection

Applying to RMIT? Local and international students can access all information on the RMIT website

Study options

At RMIT, you'll experience an education that equips you with practical skills, inspires you with ideas and prepares you for the workplaces of the future. RMIT connects students with industry mentors and collaborate on projects with real organisations so that you can advance your career. 

RMIT provides you with a diverse range of education options, from apprenticeships, traineeships and certificates to associate and bachelor degrees, and postgraduate degrees by coursework or research. 

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The university also has a range of pathway programs that allow students to work their way from one program to another until they reach the degree they want. Our pathways are more than just regular pre-university programs – many give students guaranteed entry into higher qualifications, and credit to reduce the cost and time needed to complete a degree.

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