Prepare to be part of Australia’s largest industry
As our population grows, so must our cities! In the 21st century, it is vital that we learn how to adapt to our ever-changing environment. The property sector is Australia’s largest industry and employer. Fulfilling the residential and non-residential occupancy and capital investment 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 and industry practices to remain competitive. The Bachelor of Property at Bond encompasses a broad range of topics, including construction, finance, property development and valuation.
Campus and Bond University Experience
For the past 15 years, Bond University has been ranked #1 in Australia for Student Experience by the Good Universities Guide. This ranking recognises that there is a big difference between learning in large anonymous cohorts and working in small, discussion-based classes where you will be mentored through your studies by world-renowned academics and industry practitioners.
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 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.
You will develop high level interpersonal and employability skills – communication, leadership, ethics – through Bond’s unique core subjects and Beyond Bond program that is part of every undergraduate degree. When it comes to planning your career path, the team at the Career Development Centre will work with you to find internships and work placements.
As for your social life – Bond is renowned for it, with a vast range of active student clubs, sporting teams, swimming pools, the aquatic centre, student gym, fitness and yoga classes, restaurants, cafes and everyone’s favourite watering hole, Don’s Tavern, all right here on campus.
2022 Year 12 entry
In a disrupted world, Year 12 students have shown incredible resilience in adapting to the ongoing challenges presented by the events of recent years. Year 12 students can be assessed now for a guaranteed offer for 2022 entry conditional on the completion of Year 12. Applications will be assessed based on their first semester Year 12 results and meeting any subject prerequisite requirements for their program.
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 leading professional bodies
- Learn from nationally and internationally recognised industry professionals
- Graduate sooner with Bond’s accelerated degrees and kick start your career
- Enhance your employability through developing the necessary skills for a high employment industry
- 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 estate, 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 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 Collaboration, Teams and Leadership (CORE 2)
- CORE11-003 Responsibility, Integrity and Civic Discourse (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 Decision 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 (SSUD11-109)
- 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.
The below fees are based on the total estimated program fee divided by the number of standard full-time semesters required to complete the program. Fees may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester.
Semester program fee:
- Students commencing study in 2022: $15,800* per semester average
- Students commencing study in 2023: $16,200* per semester average
Total program fee:
- Students commencing study in 2022: $94,800
- Students commencing study in 2023: $97,200
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 most other universities.
This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.
* The fees listed are average costs displayed to provide an indicative program cost only, they may differ to the indicative fee included in the Bond University offer letter due to differences in individual and exact study schedules.
Tuition fees are subject to change on an annual basis and will be charged at the appropriate fee for the year of enrolment.
Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)
Entry score for 2021 entry
|Min ATAR||Min OP||Min IB|
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 2020.
Applicants must meet the University's general minimum admission criteria.
2022 Year 12 entry
In a disrupted world, Year 12 students have shown incredible resilience in adapting to the ongoing challenges presented by the events of recent years. Year 12 students can be assessed now for a guaranteed offer for 2022 entry conditional on the completion of Year 12. Applications will be assessed based on their first semester Year 12 results and meeting any subject prerequisite requirements for their program. Find out more.
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
How to apply
The global property market provides a variety of career opportunities for graduates in the property valuation, development and management sectors. Graduates who 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 property industry. Furthermore, as climate change has become 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. Our graduates are highly sought after upon graduation and employment opportunities include working in a variety of organisations as a:
- Property Valuer
- Property Developer
- Development Manager
- Property Manager
- Property Analyst
- Property Researcher
- Acquisition Analyst
- Project Development Manager
- Portfolio Manager
- Facilities Manager
- Property Officer
- Property Agency
- Corporate Asset and Facilities Manager
- Roles that are variations or multiples of the above
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 may leverage the skills and knowledge gained in this program by further studies in fields such as urban planning, law, finance, project management, business and accounting. Further training and experience may also enable additional certifications. For example, in the valuation of specialist properties such as major retail, plant and machinery and business enterprises.
Students may choose to undertake further studies in programs such as:
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 will qualify for certification with the Australian Property Institute as a Certified Practising Valuer and registration as a Valuer with the Valuers Registration Board of Queensland. Note: additional industry experience criteria are also required to obtain those certifications.
As a graduate of Bond’s Bachelor of Property, you will have a competitive edge in your career. Employer satisfaction with graduates from Bond University has been rated highest in Australia for two years in a row, according to the 2019 Employer Satisfaction Survey published by the Department of Education and Training.