Graduate Diploma of Property

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  • Qualification:
    Postgraduate, Graduate Diploma
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  • Payment options:
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
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  • Awarded by:
    Deakin University
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  • Career Outcomes:
    Property Developer | Property Manager | Asset Manager | Portfolio Manager | Business Broker | View All

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Course Rundown

The Graduate Diploma of Property, from Deakin University, is the ideal course for those seeking careers in property development, property management and valuation.

Throughout the course, you’ll develop and refine a broad set of skills related to the property industry. You’ll learn about the various stakeholders in the property and real estate market, and how they collaborate to develop and manage property; you’ll also study key areas such as statutory valuation, property investment, property law and practice, property development, and advanced property valuation. The course also focuses on sustainability and its economic, social and environmental relevance in a property development context.

The course is delivered entirely online and consists of eight core units of study. It is recognised and professionally accredited by the Australian Property Institute. 


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements; AND
  • Entry will be based on performance in:
    • a Bachelor degree in a different discipline OR
    • 3 years relevant professional experience that demonstrates comprehensive knowledge in business or the property-related environment.

In this property management course, the subjects you may study include:

  • Property and Real Estate Context
  • Rating and Statutory Valuation
  • Sustainable Construction Studies
  • Investment Valuation
  • Property and Real Estate Law and Practice
  • Management of Real Estate
  • Property Development
  • Property and Real Estate Valuation

Established in 1974 as Australia’s first regional university in Victoria, Deakin University has consistently raised the bar in delivering quality tertiary education with a focus on excellent teaching and research.

The multi-award winning education provider teaches over 53,000 students a year, offering renowned courses that integrate real-world expertise and practical skills. Get recognised with Deakin in a range of industries, including nutrition, sports management, property management, law, business and more. Plus, they’ve have ranked in the top 2% by the acclaimed Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

As a student of Deakin, you’ll get support every step of the way along your learning journey!

They’ve got a range of on-campus facilities and online features to help ease the pressure of study, including on-campus childcare services, a medical centre with qualified nurses and doctors, free and confidential counselling (face-to-face or via phone) and more.

Deakin also offer advisers and resources to help develop your academic skills. Advisers are available on campus and online to help guide you in your research, assignment and study practices.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Diploma of Property from Deakin University.

Graduates are prepared to pursue a wide variety of roles in the property industry, from asset and property management through to property development and consultancy. Graduates are also academically accredited for Certified Practising Valuer and Certified Property Practitioner, providing there has been prior study in the areas of finance and accounting, commercial law and/or property economics/economics.


Curious about where a career in property management could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Deakin University offers scholarships to successful applicants.

Students can also pay fees upfront.

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