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Bachelor of Property (Development, Investment & Valuation)


  • Course Overview
  • Course Structure

Buying, developing, managing, selling, investing, and negotiating on property is a high stakes career where knowledge of the industry is as important as the bricks and mortar that make up the buildings around us.

Property professionals are in demand around Australia, and worldwide, for their ability to manage complex issues related to real estate.

To succeed in this potentially lucrative industry you’ll need to be investment-focused, willing to take risks, have sound business skills and be a great
networker.

With a recognised Bachelor of Property (Development, Investment and Valuation) degree from ICMS you will have huge earning and employment potential in areas as diverse as industrial, rural, commercial and residential property

The Bachelor of Property (Development, Investment and Valuation) offers opportunities to pursue a career in the property sector without limiting your employability to one specialised area of the property profession. The focus of the degree on three key, interrelated areas of the property profession differentiates it from other property courses and provides you with flexibility and choice in your future career.

Things move quickly in property and you will need the knowledge and skills to make big decisions and anticipate trends in the property market. The Bachelor of Property (Development, Investment and Valuation) has been designed by property industry professionals, respected staff and industry partners and is continually reviewed and refined so that it continues to meet the demands of this dynamic industry.

This degree focuses on three key areas of the Property Industry:

  • Development
  • Investment
  • Valuation

Rather than focus on one specialised discipline area, this degree provides a broader scope of property professional skills, so that you can move into your chosen area of interest when you graduate.

The Bachelor of Property (Development, Investment and Valuation) has:

  • 28 subjects in total
  • 11 x core business subjects
  • 11 x specialisation subjects
  • 4 x elective subjects
  • 2 x Work Integrated Learning (WIL) subjects

Designed to position you for professional success in the growing property development and investment industry, this degree focuses on future-proofing you for adaptability in a rapidly changing world. As the property profession changes, the broad content of this property degree enables you to engage with new directions and opportunities.

Your 11 specialisation subjects focus on building key skills and knowledge in property industry:

  • Introduction to Property Industry
  • Property Development
  • Principles of Valuation
  • Property Asset Management
  • Land and Property Law
  • Property Facilities Management
  • Commercial Valuation
  • Property Investment and Finance
  • Corporate Real Estate Asset Management
  • Statutory and Specialist Valuation
  • Building Design and Sustainable Development

Your 4 electives provide a broad pool of choices so that you can include subjects that suit your individual interests and career aspirations.

When you graduate from ICMS you’ll have more than just a degree.

There are two Work Integrated Learning (WIL) subjects in this degree. The two WIL will provide you with a wealth of hands-on practical work experience in your specialised area. This means you’ll graduate not only with a degree but also with work experience and connections in the industry.

ICMS have an impressive network of Industry Partners in the property industry. Our dedicated WIL team will work with these partners to provide you with invaluable industry insight and experience, finding you a suitable placement that is the best fit for your skills, interests and professional goals.

Your Industry Training could take you to a major city or regional area in Australia. You could even take up a position in an international city. It is all part of finding the best placement for you. Not only is this an invaluable experience, it is also a chance to grow your professional network. For many of our graduates this experience introduces them to their future employers.

Your Future

According to the Property Council of Australia, the property sector in Australia currently represents 13 percent of Australia’s GDP; it is Australia’s biggest industry and largest employer with the property management sector as one of its fastest growing areas.

Against this background, and the growing demand for qualified graduates within the Australian property sector, an ICMS Bachelor of Property (Development, Investment and Valuation), together with your Industry Training, will see you ready for an impressive career in property.

Your future career opportunities could include:

  • Facilities Manager
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Property Manager
  • Asset Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Retail Centre Manager
  • Commercial Property Manager
  • Property Development Manager
  • Property Analyst
  • Funds Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Property Valuer

Quick facts

  • CRICOS Course Code: 106412K
  • UAC Course Code: 530080
  • Accreditation Status: Active
  • AQF Level: 7
  • Campus: Northern Beaches Campus, Manly | online
  • Duration: 3.3 years (or part-time equivalent)
  • Accelerated Duration: 8 Trimesters
  • Industry Training: minimum 600 hours
  • FEE-Help: Yes (Domestic students)
  • Study Mode: on-campus | online
  • Start: Main Intakes: February, May, August | Mid-Term Intakes: March, June, October & December
  • Indicative Student Enrolments: 115 in 2020 (equivalent course)
  • General Admissions Criteria Domestic Students | International Students

*Please note that if you would like to work as an Assistant Agent in Real Estate, Stock and Station or Strata Management, you require a Certificate of Registration. We recommend this be completed prior to commencing your WIL placement. The Units of Competency required to apply for a Certificate of Registration will have to be completed externally to ICMS.

  • Recommended
  • Accelerated

  • Year One
  • Year Two
  • Year Three
  • Year One
  • Year Two
  • Year Three

The course information on this website is indicative of a typical study pattern only and is subject to change. Enrolled students will be made aware of changes to their course structure or subjects.Not all subjects are offered every trimester. The Academic Consulting Office can assist you with subject selection and structuring your course. A typical full-time study load is between 6 and 8 subjects per year (an equivalent to 24 credit points).

Prospectus 2021