Entry to the API is based on the educational qualifications and experience of each applicant.

We collaborate closely with the education sector to ensure that our accredited courses maintain the highest standards, promoting excellence within our community. 

For details on accreditation periods, University endorsements, or if your course has CPV*, click the “More Info” link. If you have questions about your chosen course’s suitability for API membership, our Learning & Development Team is here to help. 

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Certifications Key: 

  • CAM – Certified Asset Manager 
  • CCPM – Certified Commercial Property Manager 
  • CDP – Certified Development Practitioner
  • CfacM – Certified Facilities Manager 
  • CFM – Certified Funds Manager 
  • CPP – Certified Property Practitioner 
  • CPV – Certified Practising Valuer
  • RPV – Residential Property Valuer 

Join us in advancing the property industry’s knowledge and standards through API-accredited education. We’re here to support your professional journey. 

 

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Master of Property

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

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CCPM CDP CFM CPP CPV RPV
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Period of Accreditation: 1st January 2020  31st December 2024 

The following Conditions of API Accreditation apply:

  1. Entry into the undergraduate and post-graduate program is in accordance with the API’s Accreditation Policy (2013).
  2. The MC212 Master of Property is accredited for Associate Membership with Certified Practising Valuer (CPV) (for CPV the conditions in point 3 must be met) and Certified Property Professional (CPP), Certified Development Practitioner (CDP), Certified Asset Manager, CCPM – Certified Commercial Property Manager and Certified Funds Manager (CFM).
  3. If students do not hold a relevant undergraduate degree they must complete the full MC212 Master of Property including the 4 CPV specific electives
    1. OMGT2070 Valuation of Rural Property
    2. OMGT1177 Valuation Practice
    3. OMGT2069 Valuation for statutory purposes
    4. ENVI1134 Statutory Planning and Environment OR ARCH1261 Strategic Planning Issues (not both) 
  4. Course Accreditation is conditional on the submission of an Annual Report by 31 March each year.
  5. The API can withdraw accreditation of the program at any time if the program fails to meet Institute Standards and requirements, and RMIT University is required to update the Institute of any changes to the endorsed programs.

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CAM CCPM CDP CPP CPV RPV
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Period of Accreditation:1st January 2020  31st December 2024 

The following Conditions of API Accreditation apply: 

  1. Entry into undergraduate and post-graduate program is in accordance with the API’s Accreditation Policy (2013).
  2. The BH113 Bachelor of Applied Science (Property and Valuation) (Honours) is accredited for Associate membership with Certified Practising Valuer (CPV), Certified Property Professional (CPP), Certified Property Manager (CPM), Certified Asset Manager (CAM) and Certified Development Practitioner (CDP).
  3. Course Accreditation is conditional on the submission of an Annual Report by 31 March each year.
  4. The API can withdraw accreditation of the program at any time if the program fails to meet Institute Standards and requirements, and RMIT University is required to update the Institute of any changes to the endorsed programs.

Graduate Diploma in Property

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

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CPV RPV
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Period of Accreditation:1st January 2020  31st December 2024 

The following Conditions of API Accreditation apply: 

  1. Entry into the undergraduate and post-graduate program is in accordance with the API’s Accreditation Policy (2013).
  2. The GD090 Graduate Diploma in Property is accredited for CPV provided the following conditions are met
    1. must hold an API recognised relevant undergraduate degree and
    2. complete the 6 core courses as follows:
      1. OMGT1165 Valuation Techniques & Property Analysis,
      2. JUST1137 Real Estate Law,
      3. MKTG1140 Investment Evaluation Techniques,
      4. BUIL1005 Building Systems,
      5. OMGT2268 Property Development
      6. OMGT2269 Corporate Property Finance
      7. plus the 2 specialist elective courses of:
        1. OMGT1177 Valuation Practice, and
        2. OMGT2069 Valuation for statutory purposes
  3. Course Accreditation is conditional on the submission of an Annual Report by 31 March each year.
  4. The API can withdraw accreditation of the program at any time if the program fails to meet Institute Standards and requirements, and RMIT University is required to update the Institute of any changes to the endorsed programs.

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CAM CDP CfacM CPP CPV RPV
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  • Master of Property/Master of Urban Planning (300 point entry point) qualification: 
  • Entry is for those who have completed an undergraduate degree with a double major in Property and Urban Planning with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent. 
  • Master of Property/Master of Urban Planning (400 point entry point) qualification: 
  • Entry is for those who have completed an undergraduate degree in a cognate area with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent. 
  • Entry into the undergraduate and post-graduate program is in accordance with the API’s Accreditation Policy (2013). 
  • Course Accreditation is conditional on the submission of an Annual Report by 31 March each year. 
  • The API can withdraw accreditation of the program at any time if the program fails to meet Institute Standards and requirements, and the University of Melbourne is required to update the Institute of any changes to the endorsed programs. 

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CAM CfacM CPD CPP CPV RPV
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Period of Accreditation:1st January 2023 – 31st December 2024 

The following Conditions of API Accreditation apply:  

  • Master of Construction Management/Master of Property (300 point entry point) qualification:
  • Entry is for those who have completed an undergraduate degree with a double major in Property and Construction with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent.
  • Master of Construction Management/Master of Property (400 point entry point) qualification: 
  • Entry is for those who have completed an undergraduate degree in a cognate area with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent. 
  • Entry into the undergraduate and post-graduate program is in accordance with the API’s Accreditation Policy (2013). 
  • Course Accreditation is conditional on the submission of an Annual Report by 31 March each year. 
  • The API  can withdraw accreditation of the program at any time if the program fails to meet Institute Standards and requirements, and the University of Melbourne is required to update the Institute of any changes to the endorsed programs.

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CAM CfacM CPP CPV RPV
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Period of Accreditation:1st January 2023 – 31st December 2024 

The following Conditions of API Accreditation apply:  

  • Master of Architecture/Master of Property (400 point entry point) qualification: 
  • Entry is for those who have completed an undergraduate degree in a cognate area with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent, and at least one design studio and one art/architecture/built environment/design history subject. 
  • Entry into the undergraduate and post-graduate program is in accordance with the API’s Accreditation Policy (2013). 
  • Course Accreditation is conditional on the submission of an Annual Report by 31 March each year. 
  • The API can withdraw accreditation of the program at any time if the program fails to meet Institute Standards and requirements, and the University of Melbourne is required to update the Institute of any changes to the endorsed programs. 

Master of Property

University of Melbourne

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CAM RPV CDP CfacM CPP CPV
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Period of Accreditation:1st January 2020 – 31st December 2024 

The following Conditions of API Accreditation apply: 

  1. The Master of Property (200 point entry point) qualification:
    1. Entry is for those who have completed an undergraduate degree in a cognate area with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent.
    2. Endorsed for Associate Membership with Certified Practising Valuer (CPV).
  2. The Master of Property (300 point entry point) qualification:
    1. Entry is for those who have completed an undergraduate degree in any area with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent.
    2. Endorsed for Associate Membership with Certified Practising Valuer (CPV).
  3. Entry into the undergraduate and post-graduate program is in accordance with the API’s Accreditation Policy (2013).
  4. Course Accreditation is conditional on the submission of an Annual Report by 31 March each year.
  5. The API can withdraw accreditation of the program at any time if the program fails to meet Institute Standards and requirements, and the University of Melbourne is required to update the Institute of any changes to the endorsed programs.

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CPV RPV
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Period of Accreditation:1st January 2020 – 31st December 2024 

The following Conditions of API Accreditation apply: 

  1. The Graduate Diploma in Property Valuation:
    1. Entry is for those who have completed an undergraduate degree with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%) in a cognate discipline, such as Commerce, Business, Planning, Architecture, Building, Quantity Surveying,, Law or Engineering; and one year documented relevant work experience, or equivalent.
    2. Endorsed for Associate Membership with Certified Practising Valuer (CPV) providing study has previously been undertaken in Financial Accounting and Property Law.
  2. Entry into undergraduate and post-graduate program is in accordance with the API’s Accreditation Policy (2013). 
  3. Course Accreditation is conditional on the submission of an Annual Report by 31 March each year. 
  4. The API can withdraw accreditation of the program at any time if the program fails to meet Institute Standards and requirements, and the University of Melbourne is required to update the Institute of any changes to the endorsed programs. 

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CAM CDP CPM CPP CPV RPV
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Period of Accreditation:1st Jan 2021 – 31st December 2025

The following Conditions of API Accreditation apply to the Deakin University accredited programs:

  1. Entry into undergraduate and post-graduate program is in accordance with the API’s Accreditation Policy(2013).
  2. The Bachelor of Property and Real Estate is accredited for Associate Membership, with Certified Practising Valuer (CPV), Residential Practising Valuer, (RPV), Certified Asset Manager (CAM), Certified Property Professional (CPP), Certified Development Practitioner (CDP) and Certified Property Manager (CPM) eligibility.
  3. Course Accreditation is conditional on the submission of an Annual Report by 31 March each year.
  4. The API can withdraw accreditation of the program at any time if the program fails to meet Institute Standards and requirements, and Deakin University is required to update the Institute of any changes to the endorsed programs.  

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CDP CPM CPP CPV RPV
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Period of Accreditation:1st Jan 2021 – 31st December 2025

The following Conditions of API Accreditation apply to the Deakin University accredited programs:

  1. The Graduate Diploma of Property is accredited for Certified Practising Valuer (CPV), Residential Practising Valuer, (RPV), Certified Property Professional (CPP), Certified Development Practitioner (CDP) and Certified Property Manager (CPM) eligibility and Certified Property Practitioner (CPP). In addition to the Graduate Diploma of Property, the applicant must demonstrate proof of study in the knowledge field areas of: 
    1. Finance and Accounting
    2. Business Law/Commercial Law
    3. Property Economics or Economics;  

    OR completion of the following Deakin University subjects: 

    1. MPA701 – Accounting
    2. MPE781 Economics for managers – Economics
    3. MLC707 Business Law 
  2. Course Accreditation is conditional on the submission of an Annual Report by 31 March each year.
  3. The API can withdraw accreditation of the program at any time if the program fails to meet Institute Standards and requirements, and Deakin University is required to update the Institute of any changes to the endorsed programs.

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CAM CDP CPM CPP CPV RPV
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Period of Accreditation:1st Jan 2021 – 31st December 2025

The following Conditions of API Accreditation apply to the Deakin University accredited programs:

  1. Entry into the undergraduate and post-graduate programs is in accordance with the API’s Accreditation Policy(2013).
  2. The Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)/ Bachelor of Property and Real Estate is accredited for Associate Membership, with Certified Practising Valuer (CPV), Residential Practising Valuer, (RPV), Certified Asset Manager (CAM), Certified Property Professional (CPP), Certified Development Practitioner (CDP) and Certified Property Manager (CPM) eligibility.
  3. Course Accreditation is conditional on the submission of an Annual Report by 31 March each year.
  4. The API can withdraw accreditation of the program at any time if the program fails to meet Institute Standards and requirements, and Deakin University is required to update the Institute of any changes to the endorsed programs.

VIC

CAM CDP CPM CPP CPV RPV
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Period of Accreditation: 1st Jan 2021 – 31st December 2025

The following Conditions of API Accreditation apply to the Deakin University accredited programs:

  1. Entry into the undergraduate and post-graduate programs is in accordance with the API’s Accreditation Policy(2013).
  2. The Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/ Bachelor of Laws is accredited for Associate Membership, with Certified Practising Valuer (CPV), Residential Practising Valuer, (RPV), Certified Asset Manager (CAM), Certified Property Professional (CPP), Certified Development Practitioner (CDP) and Certified Property Manager (CPM) eligibility. 
  3. Course Accreditation is conditional on the submission of an Annual Report by 31 March each year.
  4. The API can withdraw accreditation of the program at any time if the program fails to meet Institute Standards and requirements, and Deakin University is required to update the Institute of any changes to the endorsed programs.

VIC

CAM CDP CPM CPP CPV RPV
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Period of Accreditation:1st Jan 2021 – 31st December 2025

The following Conditions of API Accreditation apply to the Deakin University accredited programs:

  1. Entry into the undergraduate and post-graduate programs is in accordance with the API’s Accreditation Policy(2013).
  2. The Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/ Bachelor of Commerce is accredited for Associate Membership, with Certified Practising Valuer (CPV), Residential Practising Valuer, (RPV), Certified Asset Manager (CAM), Certified Property Professional (CPP), Certified Development Practitioner (CDP) and Certified Property Manager (CPM) eligibility.
  3. Course Accreditation is conditional on the submission of an Annual Report by 31 March each year.
  4. The API can withdraw accreditation of the program at any time if the program fails to meet Institute Standards and requirements, and Deakin University is required to update the Institute of any changes to the endorsed programs.