Interested in Property?

Establish your career in today's global business landscape with an innovative degree from an internationally-recognised university. 

Equipping you with the knowledge and skills to apply logical and creative solutions to business problems, our property and real estate practice qualifications prepare you to make informed decisions and offer practical advice to clients. You will develop expertise in critical and strategic thinking within a highly-regulated industry framework and strengthen your research skills, under the guidance of experienced research professionals.

You will also be able to learn in real workplaces and connect with experienced business professionals right from day one with our suite of internship, mentoring, networking and global experience opportunities. 

Property

Study Australia's longest running property degree and the only one of its kind in South Australia. Become a well-rounded property professional with critical advisory and management skills, and graduate with a qualification accredited by industry bodies in Australia and overseas. You'll also learn about building evaluation, planning and land use, property law, property evaluation, management and agency, and property investment and development.

Real Estate Practice

Discover the only bachelor degree of its kind in South Australia, which prepares you to practise as a professional real estate agent or property manager across residential, commercial and industrial portfolios. Develop your knowledge in business fundamentals along with specialised skills in areas such as real estate management and property asset management. You can also choose to complete a minor in marketing to complement your studies and gain expertise in consumer behaviour, advertising and marketing analytics. 

Key features

  • UniSA Business is in the top one per cent worldwide1 and has been awarded an overall five stars for excellence in the QS Stars Ratings 2020.
  • Study at the No.1 university in South Australia for graduate careers in Business and Management2.
  • Ranked No. 1 in SA and Top 10 in Australia for Business and Economics3.
  • UniSA Business is accredited by both AACSB International and EFMD (EQUIS) – the world’s leading accreditation bodies.
  • Learn more about the longest-running specialised property degree in Australia and the only real estate practice degree of its kind in South Australia.
  • Gain real-world experience as part of your studies through an internship, student exchange or mentorship opportunity – we have more than 2,500 industry partners and over 60 university partners worldwide.
  • Engage with industry through a number of networking events.
  • Add a 1-year master's degree to your studies with our 3+1 Pathway to Masters package, and complete an undergraduate and postgraduate degree in just four years.

1UniSA Business is one of just 11 institutions in Australia and 191 globally to be accredited by EQUIS (from over 16,500 worldwide). EFMD, February 2021.  2ComparED (QILT) Graduate Outcomes Survey 2018-20 – Full-time Employment Indicator (Postgraduate). Public SA-founded universities only. 32021 THE Subject Rankings.

Why UniSA?

  • UniSA Business is in the top one per cent worldwideand we have been awarded an overall five stars for excellence in the QS Stars Ratings 2020.
  • UniSA Business is the only business school in South Australia accredited by both AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and EFMD (EQUIS) – the world’s leading accreditation bodies recognising excellence in business education and research at a global level. These dual accreditations demonstrate the high standards we hold across all areas such as teaching, student learning and research, as well as our commitment to continually improving the quality of our programs.
  • We are the No.1 university in South Australia for graduate careers in Business and Management2.
  • Our strong real-world connections mean you can learn from researchers recognised as performing world standard in Business and Management3.
  • Access hands-on learning opportunities and connect with industry professionals right from day one.
  • Our qualifications are recognised by leading professional bodies and we work closely with industry to ensure our curriculum includes the very latest theories and trends.
  • Explore our wide range of grants and scholarships to support your studies.
  • We are consistently recognised and awarded for our excellence in teaching, the quality of our degrees and satisfaction of our students – there's never been a better time to study at UniSA.

1UniSA Business is one of just 11 institutions in Australia and 191 globally to be accredited by EQUIS (from over 16,500 worldwide). EFMD, February 2021.  2ComparED (QILT) Graduate Outcomes Survey 2018-20 – Full-time Employment Indicator (Postgraduate). Public SA-founded universities only.  32018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA). 

Enhance your study experience

  • 3+1 Pathway to Masters: For select degrees, you can complete a bachelor’s and master’s qualification in just four years through our 3+1 Pathway to Masters  package. This unique offering allows you to fast-track your studies and graduate with greater expertise and career opportunities.
  • Business Career Mentor Program: Engage in our Business Career Mentor Program and be paired with an experienced business professional to enhance your network and career.
  • Executive in Residence Program: Meet one-to-one with a senior business executive and industry leader through our Executive in Residence program. This initiative enables you to seek expert guidance for your career development and support to advance your career.
  • Hands-on experience: You can gain valuable industry experience before you graduate with access to internships, professional development courses, Summer or Winter School intensives and more – plus we give you a longer break between semesters to make sure you have the time.
  • Enterprise Skills: To prepare you for a diverse future career in business, UniSA Business is committed to ensuring you graduate with a sound knowledge base and the skills employers are looking for. These skills, better known as Enterprise Skills, will help prepare you for success regardless of field or industry.
  • Study abroad: Explore the world and gain an international perspective as part of your studies with our student exchange program. Whether it's a semester or short term exchange or a study tour, you'll find the experience invaluable for your personal and professional development.

UniSA offers the following Property degrees

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World-class partners for a world-class university

We are a globally connected university with over 2,500 industry and professional relationships that support student internships, research and community engagement.

Your career

Business_Students-14 copy - Copy.jpgAs the No.1 university in South Australia for graduate careers in Business and Management1, our quality teaching and experiences beyond the classroom will ensure you graduate career-ready.

Careers to consider include:

  • Commercial property analyst: researching market trends and statistics to forecast the industry future; determining the best use of finances; performing due diligence research in order to broker real estate deals; working with sellers and buyers
  • Land and property valuer: providing advice on financing and valuation; analysing investments; managing portfolios; calculating values by considering market demand, future trends and other factors; valuing office, retail, industrial and residential properties for sale and purchase, bank lending and preparation of financial statements
  • Portfolio manager: making property investment decisions and carrying out investment activities on behalf of clients or institutions; implementing investment strategies; managing day-to-day portfolio operations
  • Property agency manager: managing and maintaining residential, commercial and/or industrial rental properties; analysing market conditions and ensuring properties are occupied; organising records and documents and handling contracts; organising regular property maintenance
  • Property developer: researching land and property opportunities and evaluating the feasibility of a project; assessing the best use for the land or property; planning the property development, including the schedule and costs; working with architects, builders, and local councils
  • Property fund manager: providing advice for clients on where and how to invest; improving the value of a property; implementing an investment strategy; managing portfolios of trading activities
  • Real estate agency owner: owning, operating and managing a real estate agency
  • Real estate agent: negotiating and arranging the buying and selling in real estate transactions; advising clients on how to price properties and prepare for sale; marketing properties
  • Sales and leasing property consultant: developing and implementing sales and leasing proposals for commercial land and property; negotiating lease and sales transactions; generate listings and service existing client sales 

1ComparED (QILT) Graduate Outcomes Survey 2018-20 – Full-time Employment Indicator (Postgraduate). Public SA-founded universities only.

Global networks

We are a globally connected university, our staff and students come from over 90 countries. We have more than 2,500 industry and professional relationships that support student internships, research and community engagement.

In the 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings, our research in applied economics was assessed as world-class. We have strong links, individually and collectively, with leading and like-minded research institutions in North America, Europe and the UK and are building equally exciting new relationships in Asia.

Industry facts

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Employment for property operators and real estate service professionals in Australia is projected to increase by 10,600 (6.3 per cent) by May 2024.

Australian Government Department of Employment, Industry Employment Projections 2019

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Employment for real estate sales agents in Australia is projected to increase by 6,300 (6.9 per cent) by May 2024.

Australian Government Department of Employment, Occupational Employment Projections 2019

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What others are saying

"Participating in practical learning opportunities as part of my studies was probably the best decision I ever made. Through my industry placement, I developed relationships with property professionals, grew networks and heard about exciting work opportunities."

Claire Hains

Bachelor of Business (Property)
Employment: Director of Valuations & Advisory and Director of Strategic Consulting, JLL

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Claire Hains

Bachelor of Business (Property)
<br />Employment: Director of Valuations & Advisory and Director of Strategic Consulting, JLL

"The opportunity to learn more about property on a global scale and participate in industry-based workshops provided me with invaluable international insights and hands-on experience. I was able to develop an understanding of the major challenges facing professionals in the built environment across some of the most dynamic cities in Asia."

Chea Chee Tan

Bachelor of Business (Property)
Employment: Real Estate Representative, Glenn Dias Real Estate

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Chea Chee Tan

Bachelor of Business (Property)
<br />Employment: Real Estate Representative, Glenn Dias Real Estate

Why study at UniSA?

As one of the most innovative universities in Australia and Asia, there are many reasons to study with us. Here are just three:

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Accessible, helpful and flexible

We have six campuses, a 24/7 online learning environment, and we offer flexible study options like online and evening courses.

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Graduate success

UniSA is South Australia's number one university for graduate careers.*
*ComparED (QILT) Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019 – Full-time Employment Indicator (Undergraduate). Public SA-founded universities only.

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A five star university

Five stars for research, teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities, social responsibility and inclusiveness.*
*QS Stars rankings 2017