CF56 - Bachelor of Property

Overview

Course Overview

This course develops the competency to identify, analyse and resolve problems relating to property economics and valuation. You will pursue specific studies in the property field within a broad business context. The course is accredited by the Australian Property Institute as providing the educational requirements necessary to practice as a professional property valuer and property practitioner. Graduates find employment in a wide range of property related occupations including property valuation, property management, asset management, facility management property development and property economics consulting. The Major in Financial Planning fulfills the educational requirements for professional practice as a Financial Planner. Graduates of the Bachelor of Property (Financial Planning) may pursue careers in Financial Planning, Estate and Succession Planning, Property Investment Advice, and those areas of Financial Planning which require detailed understanding of property investment such as Estate and Succession Planning.

Career Information

Property is the greatest single asset of any country. The economic management of property assets is a specialised area of business. Upon graduating from the Bachelor of Property, graduates find employment in a wide range of property related occupations including property valuation, property management, asset management, facility management property development and property economics consulting. The Australian Property Institute (API) has accredited the Bachelor of Property as meeting the educational requirements for careers as a Practising Valuer (CPV) and Property Economist/Consultant (CPP).

Course Details
Duration 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 144
Number of Units Required CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in undergraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.
Course Type Undergraduate Award
Qualification (post nominal) BProp
AQF Level Level 7: Bachelor Degree

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
  • QLD - Distance - 855135
  • VIC - Distance - 1700110261 
  • NSW - Distance - 160101
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable
Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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The following tables list the courses availabilities by location and term. Directing your pointer over your preferred location will provide further information if this course is not available for the full duration. Please be sure to also check individual unit availability by location and term prior to enrolling.

Domestic Availability

Term 3 - 2019

Online

Term 2 - 2019

Online

Term 1 - 2019

Online

Term 3 - 2018

Distance

Term 2 - 2018

Distance

Term 1 - 2018

No face to face content.
Distance

Term 3 - 2017

Distance

Term 2 - 2017

Distance

Term 1 - 2017

No face to face content.
Distance

Term 3 - 2016

Distance

Term 2 - 2016

Distance

Term 1 - 2016

No face to face content.
Distance

Term 3 - 2015

Distance

Term 2 - 2015

Distance

Term 1 - 2015

No face to face content.
Distance

Term 3 - 2014

Distance

Term 2 - 2014

Distance

Term 1 - 2014

Distance
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International Availability

Term 3 - 2019

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 2 - 2019

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2019

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 3 - 2018

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 2 - 2018

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2018

No face to face content.
Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 3 - 2017

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 2 - 2017

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2017

No face to face content.
Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 3 - 2016

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 2 - 2016

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2016

No face to face content.
Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 3 - 2015

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 2 - 2015

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2015

No face to face content.
Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 3 - 2014

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 2 - 2014

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2014

Sorry, no international availabilities found.
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What do I need to start?
Entry Requirements

Domestic students

Prerequisites: nil

International students

International students should visit www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information including English language requirements.

Security Requirements
No information available at this time
Health Requirements
No information available at this time
Assumed Knowledge

English and Mathematics

Fees and Charges
Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards CL08 - Associate Degree of Property CL07 - Associate Degree of Financial Planning CL14 - Diploma of Property CL12 - Diploma of Financial Planning
Exit Awards CL08 - Associate Degree of Property CL07 - Associate Degree of Financial Planning CL14 - Diploma of Property CL12 - Diploma of Financial Planning
Professional Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Australian Property Institute (API). Graduates are eligible for associate membership and the course is endorsed as supplying the education requirements for certification as a Certified Practicing Valuer (CPV) and a Certified Property Practitioner. Please refer to More Details for API Certifications and see the Australian Property Institute website for more information http://www.api.org.au/.

Graduates may also seek registration with the Valuers Registration Board.

Learned Society Accreditiation

Recognition is currently being pursued from the Financial Planning Association of Australia for the Financial Planning major.

Residential School Requirements

No Residential School for this course.

Practicum/Work Placement

Not applicable

Previous Enrolments

Year Number of Students
2018 137
2017 174
2016 197
2015 195
2014 189
Core Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Elective Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Demonstrate an understanding of the body of knowledge with respect to the property economics discipline
  • 2. Critically apply property economics theory related practice and scholarship to solve practical property economics problems
  • 3. Identify and respond to ethical issues in property economics practice
  • 4. Effectively communicate in a range of academic, non-specialist and professional contexts
  • 5. Undertake research, evaluate information and synthesise relevant issues in the discipline of property and other related contexts
  • 6. Learn and work independently and collaboratively as a basis for self-managed lifelong learning.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Financial Planning Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Demonstrate an understanding of the theory and practice of property economics and financial planning
  • 2. Critically apply property economics and financial planning theory
  • 3. Identify and respond to ethical issues in property economics and financial planning practice
  • 4. Effectively communicate in a range of academic, non-specialist and professional contexts
  • 5. Undertake research, evaluate information and synthesise relevant issues in property economics, financial planning and related fields
  • 6. Learn and work independently and collaboratively as a basis for self-managed lifelong learning.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major

Financial Planning Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

The Financial Planning major adds to core components in the Bachelor of Property to provide complete coverage of the educational requirement for practice as a financial planner.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
FINC11001 Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning
FINC19012 Investment Analysis and Risk Management
FINC19016 Retirement and Superannuation
FINC19019 Insurance Planning
FINC19020 Financial Plan Construction
LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals
FINC13001 Estate Planning
More Details

About Australian Property Institute Certification Definitions

Graduates completing the required units for the certifications will be able to apply to the API for certification after completing the required Approved Professional Experience. Depending on the certification chosen, students may also be required to complete additional study with the API as part of the Future Property Professional (FPP) course.

Certified Practising Valuer (CPV)

Is a person who, by education, training and experience is qualified to perform a valuation of real property.

Certified Property Practitioner (CPP)

Is a person involved in the property fields of sales, leasing and negotiation, research, education, law, consultancy, finance and corporate real estate.

Application for Credit Transfer

Credit transfer will only be granted where a student is able to demonstrate that tertiary studies equivalent in content and depth to a Bachelor of Property unit has been completed. Students should examine the unit synopses in this handbook to determine the units from which they may be eligible to claim exemption. Refer to the Credit Transfer website at http://www.cqu.edu.au/credittransfer for further details.

For Course Planners please refer to the following website https://www.cqu.edu.au/student-life/new-students/getting-started/planners-and-profiles