Rank thresholdATAR: 60 SR: 60
Duration3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Next start termTerm 2, 2024
Study modeOnline
Course codeCF56
First-year fee
$13,913 (Indicative) (CSP)
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The Bachelor of Property is a unique course designed to develop your property skills within a broad business context. Tailor your course to  your career interests with a choice of majors in financial planning major or property economics. 

You will develop a working knowledge and understanding of property law, contract law, business finance, property economics, property and asset management, construction and property investment and finance.

In addition, you have the option to tailor your studies and complement your property knowledge by choosing to major in financial planning. The financial planning major is accredited by the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), allowing you to pursue a career as a financial planner.

The Bachelor of Property has been developed in consultation with industry professionals to ensure it meets the latest industry standards and expectations. The skills and knowledge that you will develop during your studies are highly sought after by employers.

Study the Bachelor of Property by online study and benefit from the flexibility to combine study and work. You may choose to work within the industry and gain practical experience to further enhance your employability after graduating.

Study experience

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    This is a large industry with a trillion dollars of property transacting every year, so it's an interesting career to pursue. I like understanding what's going on in the market and having a good sense of the local economy. 

    Tim Bischof

    Bachelor of Property

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Property prepares you to pursue a number of different careers in the property industry including roles as:

  • financial planner
  • consultant
  • land economist
  • market researcher portfolio manager
  • property analyst
  • property developer
  • property financier
  • property manager
  • property sales representative
  • property valuer.

Structure & Availability


Course structure

You are required to complete a total of 24 units which includes 16 core units and one eight-unit major from either financial planning or property economics.



Unit information

For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.



Credit transfer information

If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.


Online Availability

Term 1, 2023Available Online
Term 2, 2023Available Online
Term 1, 2024Available Online
Term 2, 2024Available Online
Term 1, 2025Available Online
Term 2, 2025Available Online

Financial Planning major
Approved under the Financial Adviser Standards, this is an ideal major for anyone wishing to practice as an accountant and financial advisor. You'll develop expertise across personal financial planning, business finance, investment portfolios, and retirement and superannuation. To round out your knowledge, you'll also examine the role of insurance and risk management in client-focused financial planning as well as estate planning.

Property Economics major
Choose your units from a defined list to form your Property Economics major. You will choose units from Financial Planning, Built Environment, Business, and Information Technology. The flexibility allows you to align your career interest with your study.  

This course has no residential schools.

Professional Practice - The Australian Property Institute


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. Graduates may also seek registration with the Valuers Registration Board.

The Financial Planning major is an approved qualification to attain a professional designation in financial planning as per the Corporations (Relevant Providers Degrees, Qualifications and Courses Standard) Determination 2021. Visit Financial Adviser Standards for more information.


To be eligible

For your application to be considered, you must meet the following entry requirements. 

Rank Threshold
ATAR 60.00 | SR 60.00
A rank threshold is the minimum competitive rank that applications will be considered for entry to this course.
Recommended StudyOptional
English and Mathematics
Studying these subjects in school may help you understand more about the topics you'll study in this degree.

Student and Course Profiles

View the student and course profiles for this course and learn about CQU's Undergraduate Profile for Term 1, 2023 via our Institute Profile. 

Institute Profile

During your study

While not needed to apply, you'll need to meet the following requirements throughout your studies. 

Fees & Scholarships

Indicative First-Year Fee

Indicative first-year CSP place

The Indicative First-Year Fee is the approximate cost of enrolling in this course for one full-time academic year (eight units over two terms) for a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP). Your actual fees may vary, depending on the units you select to study and your study load. Fees are reviewed each year and are subject to change. Understanding your fees.

Commonwealth Supported Places

This course has Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) available, and as a domestic student, you'll be offered a CSP, provided you meet CSP eligibility requirements. CSPs are subsidised by the Australian Government, meaning you are only required to pay the student contribution rather than full tuition fees.


You may be eligible for a HECS-HELP government loan if you are offered a CSP. HECS-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme that assists you in paying your student contributions. Provided you meet the HECS-HELP eligibility criteria, you may use HECS-HELP to defer part or all of your student contribution fees. 

Learn more about paying for university.

Part of your course costs will include Student Services and Amenities Fees (SSAF). SSAF is charged in addition to your student contribution or tuition fees and is used to help enhance your study experience. There may also be other costs as part of your studies, such as textbooks, technology expenses, travel expenses, professional certifications, uniforms, or vaccinations. Explore other study costs.

We believe a quality education can be for everyone – regardless of background, location, or life circumstances. That's why we offer a variety of scholarships and bursaries that can give you a helping hand with a range of expenses and enhance your employability.

Explore scholarships.

How to apply

How to apply

Check what you need to do to apply to study this course. 

Your application options

Extra admission information

Prior to applying, take a look at important application dates and learn about our admission considerations, such as information for domestic students with overseas qualifications, indigenous support, and elite athlete, coach and performer support. You should also check out the adjustment schemes that might be available to you and how to access them. You can also explore our offer information to learn more about what happens after you've submitted an application and how to respond to an offer to study with CQU. 

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