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Bachelor of Property Valuation
Do you want to become a certified property valuer?
The Bachelor of Property Valuation is a three year degree that will prepare you for work as a valuer in a range of contexts across residential, commercial and public sectors, both in Australia and overseas. Students will gain practical skills complemented by theoretical knowledge, and will learn how the practice of property valuation is underpinned by legislation, regulation and legal precedents. You'll learn about residential, retail, commercial and rural valuation, as well as about types of land usage, cultural land rights, building styles and heritage matters.
This course is accredited by the Australian Property Institute (API)
More information about this course
Course code: HE20507
Duration: 3 years full time or part time equivalent
Course load: Students must complete 24 subjects and achieve 240 credit points to complete this course. Each subject is worth 10 credit points.
Next intake: July 2018
Course overview: 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. Students learn through case studies and field trips and in third year, a choice of two electives allows students to explore specialist areas of valuation.
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Entry requirements and how to apply
You must satisfy at least one of the following four entry requirements to be eligible for admission into this course:
- NSW HSC (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent; OR
- Recognised Tertiary Preparation Certificate; OR
- Certificate IV level or higher vocational qualification; OR
- Completion of at least one year full-time study or equivalent in a degree course at a higher education institution
This course requires you to 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. You are also required to 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.
Note 1: You do not require an ATAR for entry into this course.
Note 2: 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.
For full details of application requirements and to download the application form, visit the Applying and fees page
Full time students enrol in four subjects per semester, with face to face classes totalling approximately 16 hours per week. Students 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
Recognition of Prior Learning
Students who have completed other studies in a related field or who have extensive relevant industry experience may be eligible for exemption from similar subjects in the Bachelor of Property Valuation. All applications for exemption mus t be made to the course coordinator and must include supporting documentation. Students should attend class until they are formally advised that their application for exemption has been granted.
In 2018 domestic students will pay a tuition fee of $1,250 per subject (a total of $30,000 for the full bachelor degree*). This course attracts FEE-HELP, so eligible students can study now and pay later.
Tuition fees for international students can be found on the TAFE NSW International website.
*Note that tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change. Check current fee information in the Fee Schedule on the Fees and Payments page.
There may be additional costs to purchase resources required for individual subjects. The course coordinator can advise you of any additional course fees.
Information for international students
This course is available for enrolment by international students, subject to meeting course entry requirements and satisfying student visa conditions. For more information and the current course fee for international students go to the TAFE NSW International website.
While every effort has been made to ensure information about this course 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.