BP209 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Property)

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Plan: BP209 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Property)
Campus: City Campus


Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Bachelor of Applied Science (Property)
Award abbreviation: BAppSc(Prop)
Total credit points: 384
Career: UGRD
Duration: 4 years full time
Location: City Campus
Owning school: Property, Construction & Project Management (325H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/propertyconstruction
ASCED code: 080503
CRICOS code: 052335B

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Purpose of the Program

This program has been designed to develop your knowledge of property and emphases property in the wider social, environmental, regulatory, technical and economic contexts.

Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Perform a range of roles ranging from analysing property markets to advising people about the critical decisions they make in relation to property
  • Apply discipline specific and interdisciplinary knowledge of property and principles in a range of organisational contexts and settings within the property industry
  • Apply high level critical thinking, property and valuation skills and problem solving capabilities to industry needs and priorities
  • Contribute effectively to the leadership and management of the property community
  • Apply in depth practiced based knowledge, skill and expertise in the field of property valuation, particularly in relation to the property owner, property occupier,  property developer and the government regulatory framework




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Articulation and pathways

Source ProgramOwning SchoolCredit towards this programAcademic requirement for entryDate of agreement & expiry
Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)RMIT The School of Engineering TAFE


1 X Student Elective

Selection for entry is based on academic achievement and is subject to intake  numbersThese exemptions will be reviewed at the end  of 2012.
Advcancecd Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)RMIT Design and Social Context




Selection for entry is based on academic achievement and is subject to intake  numbersThese exemptions will be reviewed at the end of 2012.

Students after successfully completing the first year common courses can elect to articulate into Construction Management, Project Management or Valuation degrees.

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Entrance requirements

Domestic students:

Current Year 12:  prerequisites Units 1 and 2 - two units (any combination) mathematics (any) OR Units 3 and 4: mathematics (any). Units 3 and 4- a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or at least 25 in any other English.

Non Year 12: applicants must have VCE or an equivalent TAFE qualification.

International students:

Successful completion of Year 12/Foundation Studies program or equivalent secondary school studies or a recognised, post secondary diploma or certificate in the discipline. Applicants also need successful completion of Year 12/Foundation mathematics.

English Language

One of the following:

    * IELTS - 6.5+ (no band less than 6.0)
    * TOEFL - Paper Based = 580+ (TWE 4.5+)
    * TOEFL - Computer Based = 237+ (TWE 4.5+)
    * REW - English for Academic Purposes Advanced Plus

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External accreditation and industry links

The Bachelor of Applied Science, (Property) (BP209) is accredited by

On successful completion of BP209 Bachelor of Applied Science (Property) graduates are entitled to apply for membership of the Australian Property Institute (API) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

On successful completion of BP209 Bachelor of Applied Science Property) graduates are also eligible to apply to the Australian Property Institute (API) for registration as a certified practising valuer.

The Bachelor of Applied Science (Property) is informed by consultation with a School Advisory Group, whose membership is drawn from the Property industry.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Resources available from the Library
As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you may access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the University Library. Resources include comprehensive collections of books, periodicals and other course related materials, such as DVD's, magazines, slides, films etc. You may also make use of computer laboratories with access to a wide range of desktop publishing software and access the expanding virtual collection of electronic resources and networks, including product data, e-books, electronic journals and newspapers, web based tutorials, online reference and document delivery service etc. all of which are accessible on and off campus 24 hours per day.

You can find more information on library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library

Online learing tools and content
You may access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses from the student portal, myRMIT http://www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit.

RMIT also provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist you in finding a good balance between study and other aspects of your life and well being so you can achieve your study and career goals. You can take advantage of a wide range of services which are available face-to-face and online at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=b3mism7rz4jd

Learning services available to you as a student at RMIT
RMIT provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services are available face-to-face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aborigianal and Torres Strait Islander students.

You can find more information at http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=b3mism7rz4jd

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