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Deakin University

Burwood, Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Graduate Diploma of Property

Boost your existing property knowledge with expertise in valuation and property development, or get the qualifications you need to start a new career in the property industry. Deakin’s Graduate Diploma of Property will prepare you for a range of roles including property development, property management, and valuation.

The Graduate Diploma of Property has been designed for professionals such as architects, surveyors, and construction managers looking to broaden their careers in the built environment. The course is also ideal for graduates with degrees in commerce, management, or law disciplines wishing to move into the property field.

The course aims to develop and refine your core professional skills, particularly related to the fields of property development and valuation. You’ll establish an understanding of the various stakeholders in the property and real estate market, and how they collaborate to develop and manage the property.

The course brings together a range of built environment disciplines, from sustainable construction to property management. There is a focus on sustainability and its economic, social, and environmental relevance in the context of property development.

Work experience

This course does not require students to complete compulsory work integrated learning units.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 5

Application Process

Offer outcome
7 Days
Visa application outcome
35 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career paths available for graduates with a qualification in property include, but are not limited to:

  • Asset Manager
  • Business Broker
  • Investment Trust Manager
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Property Consultant
  • Property Developer
  • Property Finance Consultant
  • Property Manager
  • Property Researcher
  • Rural Property Broker/Consultant
  • Sales and leasing Negotiator
  • Valuer

PSW Opportunity

  • N/A

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Minimum admission criteria:

  • a Bachelor's degree in a different discipline* OR
  • two years of relevant work experience

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

Mandatory student checks

Units that contain work-integrated learning, a community placement, or interaction with the community may require a police check, working with children check, or another check. These requirements will be detailed in unit guides upon enrolment.

Supporting documents

When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.

Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.

Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:

  • award certificates
  • academic transcripts
  • formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).

Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.