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Property Investment and Development

Undergraduate major

An excellent qualification to hold whatever your chosen career path in property.

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  • Qualification
    Property Investment and Development Major (BCom)
  • Credit
    200
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This course belongs to multiple degrees. Select the single degree or double degree below to see the application deadlines.

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Why study Property Investment and Development at Curtin?

Professional recognition

Professionally accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors when studied with Finance or Marketing.

Top 1 %

Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2022.

Get the Curtin edge

Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.

Property Investment and Development

Outline

Outline

Skilled property professionals are involved in property development, valuation, investment, analysis, and residential and commercial real estate sales.

Our Property Investment and Development major will develop your skills in economics, law, construction and finance to deliver the knowledge required for a career in property.

You'll learn to analyse property investments and developments, gain insight into the structure and operations of the real estate industry and develop the essential legal, analytical and economic skills required to begin a career in property.

This major sits within the Bachelor of Commerce degree. To apply for this major, you will apply for the Bachelor of Commerce.

Recommended double majors:

Career information

Careers

  • Commercial sales agent
  • Investment analyst
  • Property developer
  • Property finance professional
  • Property manager

Industries

  • Asset management
  • Banking and investment
  • International property
  • Property development
  • State and local government

What you'll learn

  • identify, understand, apply and analyse property related issues and their impacts on national and international markets
  • communicate property analysis professionally and in ways that are responsible and appropriate for local, national and international business contexts
  • distinguish, identify and apply available technologies and methodologies to investigate property related issues in ways that demonstrate critical thinking and responsible judgement
  • apply acquired skills individually and in a group to facilitate the understanding and solution of property-related issues in a professional and ethical manner while appreciating the importance and impact of cultural diversity on making decisions.
  • understand the implications and potential impacts of current developments, as well as identify new developments, in the field of property and integrate available strategies into the existing body of knowledge

Professional recognition

Professionally accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors when studied with Finance or Marketing.

I studied at Curtin because I had a real passion for property, and Curtin was one of the only universities in Australia that offered a specialised property course. The property industry offers many career paths –to get a taste of analysis, finance, economics, development, valuation, marketing, management and construction put me in good stead to understand the different facets of the industry.

Mark Mackenzie

Admission criteria

What you need in order to get into this course. There are different pathway options depending on your level of work and education experience.

Select an option that best suits you:

You’re considered someone with work and life experience if:

You have left secondary education more than two years ago (i.e. who are not classified as recent secondary education applicants) and have not undertaken vocational education training (VET) or higher education study since then.

How we define ‘experience’
‘Experience’ includes a combination of factors sufficient to demonstrate readiness for higher education such as mature-age entry, professional experience whether completion of the Special Tertiary Admission Test (STAT) is required or not, community involvement or work experience. Applicants may have undertaken non-formal programs that have helped prepare them for tertiary education or are relevant to the proposed higher education field of study.

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Think you don’t have the marks or qualifications to study at Curtin? We have several pathways to help you meet admission. Use our pathway finder to find your best way to studying with us.

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You’re considered someone who studied at TAFE or have done an apprenticeship if:

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study are those whose highest level of study since leaving secondary education is a VET course. This includes study at a public TAFE or other VET provider, whether a qualification was completed or not. Applicants with VET study may have other qualifications such as a Year 10 or Year 12 secondary school certificate.

Pathways

  • TAFE entry

    AQF Certificate IV - Separate evidence of English language proficiency is required; or AQF Diploma; or AQF Advanced Diploma.

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Think you don’t have the marks or qualifications to study at Curtin? We have several pathways to help you meet admission. Use our pathway finder to find your best way to studying with us.

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Find your pathway to Curtin

Think you don’t have the marks or qualifications to study at Curtin? We have several pathways to help you meet admission. Use our pathway finder to find your best way to studying with us.

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Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees & charges

Please view the Bachelor of Arts degree for indicative fees.

How to apply

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