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Course code: HE20507

Locations: TAFE NSW Ultimo, Online

Duration: 3 years full time or part time equivalent

Course load: You must complete 24 subjects and achieve 240 credit points to complete this course. Each subject is worth 10 credit points.

Next intake:

  • Classes commence 13 February 2023
  • First round applications close 25 November 2022
  • Late applications will be accepted until 27 January 2023 subject to availability of places.

At a glance:

  • The Bachelor of Property Valuation is an undergraduate qualification taught in English.
  • The course is located at Level 7 on the Australian Qualifications Framework.
  • The degree is a practical industry based qualification taught by teachers with current industry experience. You will learn through case studies and field trips and in third year, a choice of two electives allows students to explore specialist areas of valuation.

To be eligible for admission into the Bachelor of Property Valuation you must have at least ONE of the following entry requirements:

  • NSW HSC (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent
  • Recognised Tertiary Preparation Certificate
  • Certificate IV level or higher vocational qualification
  • Completion of at least one year full-time study or equivalent in a degree course at a higher education institution

You must also:

  • Submit additional information with your application, including a short essay and interview. This additional information will be assessed to determine your suitability for entry into this course, and where there are more applicants than study places available, will be used to rank your application.
  • Have mathematics knowledge to HSC level or equivalent before entering this course, or you may be required to undertake a bridging program or preparatory maths course.

Please note:

  • You do NOT require an ATAR for entry into this course
  • If you do not meet any of the four minimum entry requirements, you may be able to apply for entry under special admissions provisions including mature age or disadvantage

Check current fee information in the Fee Schedule on the Fees and Payments page*.

Tuition fees for international students can be found on the TAFE International website.

There may be additional costs to purchase resources required for individual subjects. The course coordinator can advise you of any additional course fees.

* Note that tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Be recognised for your knowledge and experience with Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). If you’ve completed studies in a related field, or had extensive and relevant industry experience, you may be eligible for exemption from similar subjects in the Bachelor of Property Valuation.

Applications for RPL must be made to your Course Coordinator and must include supporting documentation. You are required to attend class until you are advised that your RPL request has been granted.

Note: Your application for RPL will assess your prior learning against the outcomes of this course. RPL is only granted against full subjects. Partial RPL will not be granted.

Study pattern

Full-time students enrol in four subjects per semester, with face to face classes totalling approximately 16 hours per week. You are expected to undertake an equivalent amount of private study to maximise success in the course.


A range of assessment methods are used across subjects in this course to allow students to demonstrate both practical skills and theoretical knowledge. Most subjects require the completion of 3 to 4 assessment tasks. Assessment types include, but are not limited to practical exercises, case studies, written reports, research reports, field work exercises and examinations.


You can view the course structure and an overview of study requirements for each subject by downloading the Course Information Brochure.

You might be interested in starting out with a higher education short course first.

These short courses are undergraduate certificates, designed to provide you with the professional skills and knowledge to move into new employment opportunities, or to count towards completing the diploma or bachelor course.

This course is available for enrolment by international students, subject to meeting course entry requirements and satisfying student visa conditions. For more information including tuition fees go to the TAFE NSW International website.

While every effort has been made to ensure the above information is accurate and up to date, you are advised to contact the course coordinator for specific and up to date information about tuition fees and academic requirements of the course.

Industry Connections

The course is accredited by the leading valuation industry body in Australia – Australian Property Institute

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Frequently Asked Questions

You need to undertake a prescribed course and be a member of a valuation industry body. TAFE NSW Bachelor of Property valuation fulfils both of these requirements as it is recognised for membership by the Australian Property Institute.

It is a degree specifically designed for people wishing to enter the valuation industry, and is focused on multiple valuation areas. While many universities have property degrees that touch on some aspects of valuation, the TAFE NSW Bachelor of Property Valuation covers all areas in detail and includes, where possible, practicals, field days, and guest speakers, helping to enhance students’ learning.

TAFE NSW Bachelor of Property Valuation is recognised for membership by the Australian Property Institute (API), the leading valuation industry body in Australia, from student membership upwards to full membership. It also contains the academic requirements to become Certified Practising Valuer (CPV), once studies are successfully completed and sufficient work experience has been obtained.

Other universities offer property courses that are recognised by the API, but these may not contain CPV requirements, or go into valuation practise to the same depth.

Successful completion of the TAFE NSW Bachelor of Property Valuation degree (and API membership) will allow you to practise across all fields of valuation. Most people think of residential valuation, and while this is a part of valuation practise, graduates work in commercial, retail, industrial, specialised, government and other related areas.

There are also opportunities to work for Government valuation departments, such as The Valuer-Generals office, Transport NSW, Dept. of Lands, and the Dept of Planning, local councils, property developers, major valuation firms across a range of areas, research houses, and fund managers.

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