Learn about Australia’s largest industry, right now
The property sector is Australia’s largest industry and second largest employer. Fulfilling the residential and non-residential needs of Australia continues to remain a priority and requires employers to hire graduates with the capabilities and skills to work in a dynamic and unpredictable market.
Now more than ever, graduates must combine their knowledge and skills with the advancements in technology to remain competitive. The Bachelor of Property at Bond encompasses a broad range of topics, including: construction, finance, and valuation. Students can graduate sooner with Bond’s accelerated degrees and apply their knowledge to a range of career paths.
Studying at Bond allows students to learn first-hand the intricacies of the property industry by being immersed in an infrastructure development hot-spot. The Gold Coast’s property sector continues to boom with an emphasis placed on cultural and economic development.
Gain professional accreditation
Gain professional accreditation
The Bachelor of Property is professionally recognised by some of Australia’s leading professional bodies. Students graduating with a Bachelor of Property can differentiate themselves when entering the workforce.
By learning in the University’s Sustainable Development Building, students will also be encouraged to expand their horizons and redefine the property industry of tomorrow, promoting sustainable practices. Students will experience Bond’s small class sizes and learn from nationally and internationally recognised academics in a collaborative environment. This allows students the opportunity to refine their skill set and apply their theoretical knowledge in practical settings.
The Property Council Academy is partnering with Bond University to offer participants in the Diploma programs a pathway of articulation into its dedicated Property program.
- Gain professional accreditation by some of the industry’s governing bodies
- Learn from nationally and internationally recognised industry professionals
- Graduate sooner with Bond’s accelerated degrees and kick start your career
About the program
The Bachelor of Property provides a foundation for careers in the property development and management industry and the opportunity to specialise in Property Valuation. The degree provides a comprehensive range of subjects including construction practices, feasibility studies, finance, investment and valuation, property markets, corporate real esate, land economy, sustainable development and urban development.
|Duration||6 semesters (2 years)|
|Program type||Bachelors Degree|
|Study area||Architecture and Built Environment|
|Credit for prior study||For more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]|
The global property market provides a variety of career opportunities for graduates in the property valuation, development and management sectors. Graduates that can demonstrate well-developed cognitive, technical and communication skills and the ability to select and apply methods and technologies relevant to professional practice are highly sought after in the field of property. With climate change a primary concern to most organisations, up to date qualifications in sustainability are also highly regarded.
The Bachelor of Property will provide you with a dynamic range of career pathways in the property industry. Opportunities include property valuation, property development, project management, investment, finance, portfolio management, asset and facilities management and research. Graduates are also equipped with a comprehensive knowledge of sustainable development, and will be able to seek work anywhere in Australia or around the world.
Students graduating with a Bachelor of Property are internationally recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Graduates of this program will also be recognised by the Australian Property Institute (API) for Associate Membership with Certified Property Practitioner Certification (CPP).
Students who complete the relevant Property Valuation subjects as electives will qualify for certification with the Australian Property Institute as a Certified Practising Valuer with the Valuers Registration Board of Queensland, and New South Wales Fair Trading (conditional on meeting professional practice requirements).
The structure of the Bachelor of Property is based on 24 theoretical and practical subjects. This program is designed in close consultation with prominent industry professional boards to ensure the integrity and contemporary relevance of the degree.
University core subjects (3)
- CORE11-001 Critical Thinking and Communication (CORE 1)
- CORE11-002 Leadership and Team Dynamics (CORE 2)
- CORE11-003 Ethical Thought and Action (CORE 3)
Bachelor of Property subjects (19)
- Understanding Buildings 1 (SSUD11-101)
- Land Economy and the Environment (SSUD11-105)
- Planning Process (SSUD11-300)
- Transforming Places (SSUD11-103)
- Principles of Property Valuation (SSUD11-200)
- Real Estate Property Rights (SSUD11-106)
- Sustainable Development and Society (SSUD11-102)
- Accounting for Desicion Making (ACCT11-100)
- Property Development (SSUD12-100)
- Spatial Information Systems (SSUD12-200)
- Property Trusts, Finance and Taxation (SSUD12-202)
- Feasibility Analysis (SSUD13-102)
- Specialist and Statutory Valuation (SSUD13-328)
- Property Agency and Marketing (SSUD12-231)
- Property Asset Management
- Development Assessment (SSUD13-221)
- Commercial Property Valuation (SSUD12-107)
- Land Use and Infrastructure Development (SDUP12-201)
- Capstone Project (SSUD13-300)
Students can choose 2 subjects (20CP) from the list of available subjects from across the University, provided they meet the subject requisites, enrolment restrictions and any other faculty requirements.
Property Valuation specialisation
You may use two (2) electives to specialise in Property Valuation. Completion of these subjects will result in recognition by the Australian Property Institute (API), and additional career opportunities in the property industry.
Students must select (compulsory for API accreditation):
The below fees are based on an average per semester cost, fees may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester:
- 2019 fees: $19,080 per semester (based on 4 subjects per semester)
- 2020 fees: $20,040 per semester (based on 4 subjects per semester)
When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.
This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.
Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)
Applicants must meet the University's general minimum admission criteria.
In the January semester 2019 there were fewer than five OP/ATAR offers made in this program hence no comparative information on previous OP/ATAR intake scores is available.
Visit our student profile if you are interested in the profile of all students who commenced undergraduate study at the Faculty in the January semester 2019.
International Secondary School students
For more information for International Students, including the International Baccalaureate, please go to the International Secondary School equivalency page.
Alternative entry pathways
For those applicants who do not currently have the required academic qualifications, there are a number of alternative entry pathways:
- Bond University Tertiary Preparation programs
- Bond University Diploma programs
- Other institutional Tertiary Preparation Programs
- Vocational education and training qualifications (Certificate IV and above)
- Prior higher education experience (at this university or another)
- Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)
- Professional or para-professional qualifications/experience
- Employment experience verified by a statement of service from the employer stating the position title and length of service and a very brief statement on the tasks undertaken.
For more information on what is required please visit our how to apply page.
English language proficiency requirements
As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English language proficiency requirements for university study.
Credit for prior study
Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information