Property Development and Valuation
|Indicative ATAR||70 Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.|
|Location||Bentley, Malaysia, Mauritius, Sarawak or Sydney This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.|
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Study mode||On-campus or mixed on- and off-campus|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||3 years full-time|
Property is functional space from a family home to a block of units, a suit of offices, a rural retreat or a skyscraper. Whatever the shape, size or style, there are property professionals involved at all stages of property development.
It is suited to people who are interested in residential and commercial property, enjoy networking and want to work in a varied, dynamic and international profession.
You will be engaged by experienced industry professionals and study in an industry-focused learning environment. You will study a number of disciplines such as economics, finance, law, construction, architecture, investment analysis, and valuation theory and practice.
In your final year, you will be assigned to a fully API-qualified mentor from a pool of real estate professionals in Western Australia for a three-week practical placement.
Completing this major can give you the necessary educational requirements to qualify for Australian Property Institute membership at the Certified Practising Valuer level, after an approved period of further industry training.
Property Valuation provides education and training in the property industry to meet accreditation requirements. It is offered as part of the Bachelor of Commerce.
High achieving students may complete an additional honours year enabling them to undertake their own significant research project.
Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students
Indicative TER (ATAR) Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.
STAT entry STAT entry - The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.
Written English and either verbal or quantitative
Mature age entry
Desirable WACE coursesMathematics 2C/2D
Regional campuses may offer the common first year units only.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
What is a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)? -
A CSP is subsidised by the Australian Government. They pay part of the course fees directly to Curtin and then the
student pays the remainder. The student can defer this fee to their HECS-HELP loan.
All Australian students studying an undergraduate degree are automatically awarded a Commonwealth supported place.
Learn more about CSPs and whether you're eligible by visiting the Australian Government's StudyAssist website.
Fees are indicative first year only.
*The indicative first-year fee is calculated on 200 credit points, which is the typical full-time study load per year, however some courses require additional study to be completed, in which case the fee will be higher than that shown.
This fee is a guide only. It may vary depending on the units you choose and do not include incidental fees (such as lab coats or art supplies) or the cost of your textbooks - visit other fees and charges for more information. For more information on fees and to determine your eligibility for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP, please visit fee basics or the Study Assist website
If you're not an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen, please see information for international students.
Graduates meet the educational requirements for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Graduate Members of the Australian Property Institute. Following two years of work experience in valuation and sitting a professional interview, graduates can become Certified Practising Valuers recognised by the Land Valuers Licensing Board. Graduates can (after required work experience) become Real Estate Agents holding the Triennial Certificate for the Real Estate and Business Agents Supervisory Board.
If you have previously worked or studied in this field, you are encouraged to contact Curtin Business School to discuss eligibility for recognition of prior learning.
This course can help you become a:
- Real Estate Salesperson
- Commercial Property Manager
- Real Estate Broker
- Real Estate Analyst
- Property Developer
- Property Valuer.
- There are interesting and diverse career pathways in property valuation and property development.
In your final year you will be assigned a mentor from a pool of experienced real estate professionals in Western Australia, receiving guidance and support throughout a three week practicum.