Graduate Certificate of Property

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  • Qualification:
    Postgraduate, Graduate Certificate
  • Study mode:
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    1 year part-time
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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

Are you ready to launch an exciting career in the property sector? Or perhaps you’re already working in the industry and looking to broaden your career? Take the next step in your journey with a Graduate Certificate of Property from Deakin University!

This one-year postgraduate course will equip you with a sound base of knowledge regarding property and property valuation, covering areas such as valuing income-producing properties, managing real estate, and undertaking property development. Whether you’re an architect, surveyor or construction manager who’s ready for a new challenge, or a commerce, management or law graduate wishing to move into the property field, this is the ideal course for you. During your online studies, you’ll establish a solid understanding of the various stakeholders in the property and real estate sector and delve into the depths of developing and managing property.

This part-time course is conducted entirely online. Studying four core units, you’ll graduate with a refined set of core professional skills in property development and management, ready to climb to the next rung on your career ladder. So don’t hesitate – your exciting new career direction awaits!


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

  • Meet the minimum English language requirements; AND
  • Hold a bachelor degree in a different discipline*; OR
  • Have two years relevant work experience.

*Completion of a major sequence in property or real estate will classify a degree as the same discipline.

In this real estate course, the subjects you may study include:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Property and Real Estate Context
  • Management of Real Estate
  • Property Development
  • Investment 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 Certificate of Property from Deakin University.

Graduates are equipped to pursue a range of career paths in the property industry. Graduates may also choose to articulate into the Graduate Diploma of Property.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

The estimated cost for this course is $15,500.

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees. Deakin University also offers scholarships to successful applicants.

If you’re a Deakin alumnus commencing a postgraduate award course, you may be eligible to receive a 15% reduction per unit on your enrolment fees.

Enquire now to find a payment option that works for you! 

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $46,620 (2020-21 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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