GC051 - Graduate Certificate in Property

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Plan: GC051P6 - Graduate Certificate in 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: Graduate Certificate in Property
Award abbreviation: GradCertProp
Total credit points: 48
Career: PGRD
Duration: Two semesters
Location: Onshore, City Campus
Owning school: Property, Construction & Project Management (325H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/propertyconstruction
ASCED code: 080503
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

Upon graduation with a Graduate Certificate in Property from RMIT University you will be able to confidently work as a property professional. You will be equipped to work across diverse property industries and sectors. The program structure will provide learning experiences for you to acquire and apply critical knowledge of management theories and property concepts across the property sectors, including valuation. This program emphasises the practical skills and expertise required to work effectively as a property professional and will offer a foundation for you to meet the industry need for specialisation.

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Articulation and pathways


Pathways refer to related programs for which you may be eligible once you have graduated from your current program. Upon successful completion of this program you may be eligible to undertake further studies in related programs at RMIT University. 

Students who successfully complete GC051 Graduate Certificate in Property may articulate into GD090 Graduate Diploma in Property or MC212 Master of Property. Students will receive 48cps of exemptions for either qualification. 

GC051 Graduate Certificate in Property is also an exit award for the Master of Property. It is available to students upon successful completion of the four (4) courses (48 credit points) specified in the program structure.

Credit will be assessed consistently with the RMIT University credit policy and procedures.

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Entrance requirements

Academic entrance requirements:
You must have:

  • Successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification), or
  • A minimum of 5 years professional work experience in a related industry. Applicants with professional experience at a senior level that is less than 5 years may also be considered.

Selection tasks
To have your professional experience considered you must include in your application:

  • a CV
  • a statement that details your experience
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External accreditation and industry links

On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Property graduates are entitled to apply for membership to the Australian Property Institute (API) (www.propertyinstituite.com.au).

Industry Links

The School of PCPM  has substantial links with the Property and Business industry within both Australia and internationally. Employers and industry professionals are members of our Industry Advisory Board and various committees and have contributed to both the initial development and ongoing improvement of this program. Their involvement ensures that the program remains relevant to your needs as a graduate and the needs of graduate employers. Many of the teaching staff within the program are practicing (or have been) industry professionals with extensive industry experience and contact networks. 

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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

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT (www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit) or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.

The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.

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

Online Learning Tools and Content

You can access on line learning tools and content for your program and associated courses at RMIT at myRMIT www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit

Services available to you as a student of RMIT University

RMIT University 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 well being (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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

You can find more information at www.rmit.edu.au/students

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