Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Property and Construction

Course 820AA (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Year and Campus: 2013
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Undergraduate
Duration & Credit Points: 500 credit points taken over 60 months




Environments and Design Student Centre
T: +61 3 8344 6417 /9862
F: +61 3 8344 5532
Course Overview:

This course has had no intake since 2007.

For further details, contact:

Environments and Design Student Centre
T: +61 3 8344 6417 /9862
F: +61 3 8344 5532


The objectives of the the Bachelor of Property and Construction/Bachelor of Commerce are that graduates:

  • understand the basic concepts and institutional arrangements underlying operations in the Australian economy with particular reference to the property and construction industry;

  • can communicate effectively especially on matters of economics and commerce, and property and construction;

  • possess skills in the basic quantitative methods and information technologies as used in the study of property and construction in the economy, commerce and government;

  • can analyse and solve problems and are commited to seeking solutions in a scholarly manner by reference to observable data and a knowledge of the behaviour of groups in the property and construction industry and the economy;

  • critically understand the economy, commerce and business and the need to manage the economy and the property and construction industry for the benefit of all groups in society;

  • have a capacity and motivation for continued learning;

  • are technically and professionally competent and are able to demonstrate the acquisition of the technical and professional skills necessary to gain employment and advance to full professional status;

  • have a basic level of knowledge and skills in several disciplines and are fully conversant with at least one of the disciplines of management, economics, accounting and finance and at least one of the two majors of the property and construction professions, namely, construction management/economics; property development, investment and management;

  • understand the property life cycle from land development through design and construction to operational management and ultimate disposal.

Course Structure & Available Subjects: None specified
Entry Requirements: VCE units 3 and 4 (or equivalent) – a study score of at least 25 in each of English (any) and Mathematical Methods.
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry.

The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:
Graduate Attributes: Refer to University of Melbourne graduate attributes located at

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