Graduate Diploma in Property Valuation

Course 702-PA (2009)

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Year and Campus: 2009
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate


Professor Jon Robinson


Senior Student Advisor

Melbourne School of Design
Tel: (+61 3) 8344 6417 / 9862

Fax:(+61 3) 8344 5532

Course Overview:

This exceptional program provides a professional qualification in valuation to those who hold a three-year degree in a cognate discipline, for example, architecture, building, quantity surveying, planning, commerce, business, law, or engineering.


The purpose of the graduate diploma is to provide graduates in cognate disciplines with sufficient valuation theory and practice to achieve recognition as a certified practicing valuer (after a requisite period of industry experience).

The course aims to develop skills in property valuation and is designed to:

  • enhance existing qualifications;
  • extend the knowledge obtained in earlier studies to include property valuation;
  • extend proficiency in technical and managerial aspects of property;
  • gain an understanding of property concepts;
  • have the background knowledge at the completion of the course necessary for entry to the valuation profession and/or for further academic studies.


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Course Structure

Students complete 100 points of the following graduate level subjects:

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 1
Semester 1
Semester 1, Semester 2
Semester 2

Students may vary their course structure in consultation with the course coordinator.

For more information on this course and to view a sample course plan please visit:
Entry Requirements:

Entry to the Graduate Diploma in Property Valuation requires a pass degree in a cognate discipline including Commerce, Business, Planning, Architecture, Building, Quantity Surveying, Law and Engineering.

For further details on admission requirements and how to apply see:

Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:

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