Graduate Diploma of Valuation and Property Development
Prepare yourself with knowledge and technical skills for a career within property related industries and professions. Be able to demonstrate an integrated understanding of the complex body of property knowledge and skills in this field.
Intensive mode delivery
Intensive Mode Delivery is a compact and time efficient way to complete a postgraduate qualification with minimal impact on professional and personal lifestyles. Each subject is delivered over two weekends during the semester. There are two sets of three-day sessions per subject, scheduled Thursday to Saturday (approximately six to eight contact hours per day) with a break of four or five weeks between session one and session two of each subject.
Participants will receive 40 hours of combined lectures, discussion groups, case studies and workshops during contact hours. International students are required to be on campus every week.
About the program
The Graduate Diploma of Valuation and Property Development is designed to prepare students with a strong knowledge base and technical skills for careers within property related industries and professions. The application of the knowledge and skills developed in the program will allow graduates to demonstrate autonomy, expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a practitioner across a range of career paths in property related fields such as investment, finance, property management and property research. Show more
The Graduate Diploma of Valuation and Property Development is designed to prepare students with a strong knowledge base and technical skills for careers within property related industries and professions. The application of the knowledge and skills developed in the program will allow graduates to demonstrate autonomy, expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a practitioner across a range of career paths in property related fields such as investment, finance, property management and property research. The attributes gained from the Graduate Diploma of Valuation and Property Development will allow you to work in the property sector in Australia and around the world. Show less
|Duration||2 semesters (8 months)|
|Program type||Postgraduate Diploma|
|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 real estate industry represents the world’s greatest store of capital, a cornerstone of investment wealth and a driver of economic growth and employment. The global property industry is affected by many challenges including fluctuating economic conditions, innovations in finance, new regulations and approaches to sustainability. Skilled professionals are required in all areas of real estate development, property valuation, investment and management.
Graduates will have specialised knowledge and skills for professional practice in the area of Valuation and Property Development. They will be able to demonstrate an integrated understanding of a complex body of property knowledge and possess skills to enable them to offer expert, specialised cognitive and technical skills in this field. They will be able to analyse critically, reflect upon and synthesise complex property information, problems and concepts. Graduates should be able to interpret and transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
Valuation and Property Development graduates are recognised by the Australian Property Institute (API). The API accreditation allows Valuation and Property Development students to apply for registration as Certified Practising Valuers with New South Wales Fair Trading and the Valuers Registration Board Queensland upon graduation (conditional on meeting professional practise requirements). Non property valuation graduates are endorsed for API Associate Membership and Certified Property Practitioner (CPP) certification.
The structure of the Graduate Diploma of Valuation and Property Development is based on theoretical and practical subjects.
Graduate Diploma of Valuation and Property Development (8)
Select four (4) of the following subjects:
- Property Development and Feasibility Analysis
- Corporate Real Estate
- Project Finance and Procurement
- Property Investment and Valuation
- Real Estate Finance and Taxation
- Real Estate Investment Trust Analysis
- Real Estate Property Rights
- Risk Management
Plus select four (4) elective subjects offered by the Faculty.
Property Valuation Specialisation (8)
Students with a cognate undergraduate degree who complete the following Property Valuation subjects will qualify for registration 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).
You must select (compulsory for API CPV accreditation):
- Commercial Valuation (SSUD71-109)
- Specialist and Statutory Valuation (SSUD71-328)
- Planning and Assessment Processes (SSUD71-300)
- Understanding Buildings (SSUD71-101)
And two (2) subjects from choice of following three (3);
- Real Estate Finance and Taxation (SSUD71-108)
- Real Estate Investment Trust Analysis (SSUD71-119)
- Corporate Real Estate (SSUD71-216)
And two (2) subjects from choice of following (3);
- Property Investment and Valuation (SSUD71-107)
- Real Estate Property Rights (SSUD71-106)
- Property Development and Feasibility Analysis (SSUD71-120)
* Real Estate Property Rights (SSUD71-106) must be taken if a property law subject has not been covered in a prior Degree
You have the option of taking any number of subjects to a maximum of four (4) per semester.
Bond University’s teaching methodology involves a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, examinations, projects, presentations, assignments, computer labs and industry projects.
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:
- 2018 fees: $19,079 per semester (based on 4 subjects per semester)
- 2019 fees: $19,770 per semester (based on 4 subjects per semester)
Price may vary depending on elective discipline choice.
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.
Academic entry requirements
Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent at an approved institution.
Please contact the Office of Future Students for further information.
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