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Property and Finance Double Major (BCom)

MJDU-PRPFN

TAUGHT BY: School of Economics, Finance and Property

DURATION

Duration of the course with a full-time study load. Studying part-time will extend the duration of your course.

If duration is not available (N/A) the offering may be part of a larger course.

N/A

CREDIT

A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.

400

About offering

Learn how to evaluate property success. You’ll develop corporate and property finance skills and understand how to analyse property investments and developments within company and portfolio finance. You’ll gain an insight into the structure and operations of the real estate industry and grow the essential legal, analytical and economic skills necessary for a career in property.

During your first year of the Bachelor of Commerce you’ll complete common core units which will provide an introduction to the various aspects of business. You do not need to make a final decision on a single or combined major until your second semester.

Through Industry Connection students are given opportunities to experience the real business world. As a Curtin Business School student you will have opportunities to connect with successful business and community leaders, helping you gain a competitive edge, with the potential to enhance your professional prospects.

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia has partnered with Curtin Business School (CBS) to offer internships to students who have completed 200 credits or more of their business degree. These internships are for course credit and provide real-world exposure to our students.

These business internships will not only give students credit towards their degree, they will receive the industry experience and practical skills needed to achieve great things after graduation and give employers the opportunity to support and lend their expertise to the students, encouraging the future workforce, whilst being assisted to meet their business goals.

Industry engagement and internship opportunities

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

How to apply

This double major sits within the Bachelor of Commerce degree. To apply for this double major, you will apply for the Bachelor of Commerce. In step 3 of the application process, you will be asked to confirm the major you wish to study.

Applying as an undergraduate student is easy. For information tailored to your situation, visit our easy to follow instructions to get your application started.

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Why study Property and Finance Double Major (BCom)

  • Having sound skills and understanding of financial markets and property will give you the ability to make successful investment decisions for companies and individuals.
  • These two areas are extremely significant to Australian and overseas markets, so you’ll have a competitive edge when entering the workforce, as well as access to a diverse range of career opportunities.
  • You can seek a career with financial institutions, investment advisers, investment institutions, and the property departments of trading companies.

How this course will make you industry ready

As a Property student, you’ll be assigned an experienced real estate mentor who will offer you support and guidance throughout a three week practicum. You’ll also have the opportunity to develop industry contacts.

In Finance, you’ll be able to apply your learning and keep up to date with market news. You’ll study current topics in the world of finance so you’ll be ready to use what you have learnt as soon as you graduate.

Student profile

View our student profile table to get an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at Curtin University. This table provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available. It includes those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.

Professional recognition

After completing relevant postgraduate study, you can apply for membership of the Australian Property Institute (API) or the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Career information

  • Real Estate Salesperson, Broker or Analyst
  • Insurance Officer
  • Financial Dealer and Broker
  • Insurance Broker
  • Financial Dealer's Assistant
  • Credit Analyst
  • Bank Manager
  • Financial Planner
  • Investment Banker
  • Finance Manager
  • Commercial Property Manager
  • Property Developer
  • Property Valuer
  • Valuer
  • Conveyancer

Advanced standing / credit transfer / recognition of prior learning

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: crl@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 1300 222 888

CRL search

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: ci-enquiries@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 1300 222 888

CRL search

Fees and charges

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How to apply

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Next steps

This major/stream is part of a larger course. Please view the About offering tab for more information, including how to apply.

Where to get further information

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  • The offering information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information. View courses information disclaimer.

  • Curtin course code: MJDU-PRPFN
  • This offering was last updated on: 31/01/2019