Bachelor of Property and Sustainable Development


Students choose a specialisation from Construction Management and Quantity Surveying, Property Valuation or Urban Development and Sustainability. The final semester is highlighted by an industry based capstone project which integrates the full range of topics covered during the degree.

Work Experience and Internships

Internships and work placements are encouraged. They provide students with the opportunity to apply skills and knowledge learnt while studying and maximise opportunities for career progression after they complete their studies. An Industry Placements Officer assists students in sourcing work experience and internship opportunities.

Professional Outcomes

The Bachelor of Property and Sustainable Development will give you access to a wide range of career paths in property related fields such as urban or rural valuation, property development, development management, project management, investment, finance, construction management, quantity surveying, property management and property research. The attributes gained from the degree will allow you to work in Australia and around the world.

Professional Recognition

Students graduating with the degree are internationally recognised by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). In addition, the Construction Management and Quantity Surveying is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Building and has national accreditation with the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors. Students who successfully complete this specialisation will have met the educational requirements set by the Building Services Authority Queensland for the granting of an Open Builders’ Licence and will have satisfied the technical requirements set by the New South Wales Office of Fair Trading for the granting of a Home Building Licence in New South Wales. Property Valuation graduates are recognised by the Australian Property Institute (API). The API accreditation allows Property Valuation students to apply for registration as Certified Practising Valuers with the New South Wales Office of Fair Trading and Valuers Registration Board Queensland upon graduation (conditional on meeting professional practise requirements). Urban Development and Sustainability graduates qualify for Associate Membership with the API.

Structure and Subjects

Entry requirements

Australian residents living in Queensland

Please lodge your application through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Australian residents living outside Queensland

Please contact your nearest Bond University Admissions Manager to arrange a personal interview and lodge a Direct Entry Application Form for Undergraduate Study with the Bond University Office of Admissions, or complete the form online.

International students

If you are an international student, you will need to apply either directly by completing a Direct Entry Application Form for Undergraduate Study (accompanied by documented proof of your English language proficiency) or through one of our in-country representatives.

Academic Requirements

Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent. The Bond College offers a Foundation Program for students who do not currently have the required academic qualifications.

English Language Requirements

If English is not your first language, you will be required to provide documented evidence that you have achieved an IELTS score = 6.5 (no subscore less than 6.0); TOEFL score 570 (TWE 5#); [CBT 230, Essay 5.0; iBT 89 min. all sections 20, writing = 22] for direct entry. Read more detailed information on English language requirements for university study.

The Bond College offers a Foundation Program for students whose English language proficiency does not meet the levels required for direct entry, as specified above.

Credit for Prior Study

Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed course outlines/subject descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs.