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Build a career in real estate and property development

The property industry is one of the most significant employers—and the largest private sector contributor to gross state product—in Queensland. The industry has a critical role in the current and future shaping of our state economy, built environment, ecological sustainability and community development, including the new and evolving forms of property ownership and management in strata titled environments.

To work in the real estate and property development industry, you'll need great communication and interpersonal skills to successfully collaborate with other professionals in delivering sustainable and liveable environments.

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Study property and real estate at Griffith

Specialist skills

Griffith’s real estate and property development degree combines industry-relevant courses with the grounding of a business qualification. You’ll gain specialist financial and legal knowledge, as well as project management and negotiation skills. You can also complete the Real Estate licence as an elective, entitling you to own or manage a real estate agency upon graduation.

Developed with industry partners

Our courses are created with industry input and are specifically designed to enable active engagement in the real estate and property development industry. Our industry partners are the leading bodies governing property development and real estate in Queensland.

Gain professional experience

You’ll have the opportunity to take part in an Industry Learning Day in your final year of study. Sponsored by Oliver Hume Real Estate Group, the Industry Learning Day encompasses a full-day study tour to various development projects.

The Urban Development Institute of Australia (Queensland), Real Estate Institute of Queensland, Property Council of Australia (Queensland), and Oliver Hume Real Estate Group are actively involved in the real estate and property development degree through the provision of scholarships, bursaries, internships, and student membership programs.

5-Star Rated

Griffith Business School is rated 5-stars for Educational Experience and Teaching Quality in Business and Management by the Good Universities Guide 2018, a leading independent provider of high-quality education and career information.

Rebecca Delay

Real estate and property development graduate Rebecca Delay is well on her way to achieving her dream of being a property developer after receiving a bursary from property services group, Oliver Hume. Under the bursary program, Rebecca received a $2,500 grant and also works as an assistant research analyst at Oliver Hume as part of a six-month part-time internship. She said working with Oliver Hume would be fantastic for her career. 'I'm getting so much knowledge and experience and am able to apply what I've learnt in my degree and build from there.'

Rebecca Delay

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Join an expanding industry

Population growth continues to drive the ongoing development of residential, retail and commercial properties in Australia. Real estate and property development professionals are responsible for the construction, sales, management, and leasing of such properties. In this fast growing industry, it is no surprise that real estate and property development professionals are in demand.

As a graduate, you'll be prepared for roles such real estate sales and leasing, property asset manager, strata title manager, shopping centre manager, facilities manager, development analyst or manager, building manager, project director, property marketing, project management, investment management and property finance.

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Monday 5 February — Friday 21 December

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Book a 30 minute, personalised appointment with a member of our student recruitment team, to help find the right degree for you and get personalised advice about your study options. You can also find out about scholarships and discover admission pathways to university.   Find out more

Thursday 21 June — Tuesday 19 June

Discover Griffith - Gold Coast campus

Join us at our Gold Coast campus for a fun and informative day with family and friends. You'll have the opportunity to tour our campus with a student ambassador, hear from program staff about your preferred degree and chat with our recruitment team about entry requirements and admission pathways to Griffith. Find out more

Saturday 21 July — Sunday 22 July

TSXPO (Tertiary Studies Expo)

Visit the Griffith University stand at the Tertiary Studies Expo to find out about your study options, how to apply and university life.  Find out more

Tuesday 24 July — Tuesday 19 June

Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo

Visit the Griffith University stand at the Sunshine Coast Daily Careers and Employment Expo to find out about your study options, how to apply and university life.  Find out more

Monday 6 August — Tuesday 19 June

Townsville Careers Expo

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Sunday 12 August — Sunday 12 August

OPEN DAY - Nathan, Gold Coast and South Bank campuses

Discover what's possible at Griffith at Open Day. Visit our Gold Coast, Nathan or South Bank campus to attend information sessions and activities, chat with academics about your preferred degree, find out about services and support, and tour our campuses. Find out more

Monday 17 September — Friday 28 September

Q&A Sessions

Book a 30 minute, personalised appointment with a member of our student recruitment team, to help find the right degree for you and get personalised advice about your study options. You can also find out about scholarships and discover admission pathways to university.   Find out more

Tuesday 13 November — Tuesday 19 June

Mature Student Open Evening - South Bank campus

If you’re considering returning to university for postgraduate study, or starting for the first time, come along to a Griffith University Mature Student Open Evening to speak to our specialist advisers about admission pathways to study and support for non-school leavers and mature age students. Find out more

Thursday 15 November — Tuesday 19 June

Mature Student Open Evening - Gold Coast campus

If you’re considering returning to university for postgraduate study, or starting for the first time, come along to a Griffith University Mature Student Open Evening to speak to our specialist advisers about admission pathways to study and support for non-school leavers and mature age students. Find out more

Saturday 15 December — Thursday 20 December

Explore Your Options - Online

Chat online with our expert study advisers after you have received your entry score, to discuss your study options. Find out about admission pathways, entry requirements and program options, plus what you can do if your OP or ATAR score was higher or lower than expected.

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