Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
Please contact Info Corner to discuss other study options.
Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
Gain specialised technical skills in property transactions, learn about aspects of the legal system and develop practical business skills as you prepare for professional practice as a conveyancer.
You'll develop the ability to:
- prepare contracts for the sale of land
- draft vendors' statements
- conduct title searches
- make enquiries of government departments
- draft transfers
- attend to mortgage documentation
- attend to settlement procedures
- establish and maintain a trust account.
This program is designed so that full-time workers can complete the qualification in one-and-a-half years of study.
Most of your classes will be held in RMIT's Swanston Academic Building which features innovative learning spaces interspersed with retail and social spaces resulting in a stimulating environment for students.
Your on-campus classes are generally held in the evening. Some non-legal courses are delivered online.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations and group discussions. In this program you will be required to attend after-hours workshops one night per week.
Through RMIT University’s online learning portal, myRMIT, you will be able to view online resources and learning activities created by lecturers, access course materials via Blackboard, collaborate with lecturers and fellow students, and access your student email account. Educational software, the Learning Hub, resources and printers are accessible on campus via the RMIT wireless network using your own laptop, tablet or smart phone or via computer facilities on-campus. You will be able to access the same software from home using myDesktop.
Find out more about student computing at RMIT.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral presentations, group projects, research projects and practical assignments.
Conveyancing practitioners attend classroom assessments and provide direct feedback to prepare you for the workplace and provide an experienced perspective on current conveyancing issues.
Guiding the development of the College of Business, both nationally and internationally, is an Industry Advisory Board of high-profile executives chaired by Gerhard Vorster, Chief Strategy Officer, Deloitte. The Board creates a strategic bridge between the latest in technology and design thinking and business.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
Conveyancers do work associated with the transfer of ownership of land and related property transactions.
Graduates may be self-employed or employed by:
- conveyancing firms
- law firms
- real estate offices
- property departments of financial institutions
- large companies
- government departments.
Employment for conveyancers to November 2020 is expected to grow.
Source: Department of Employment, Canberra.
Professional recognition and accreditation
This program is recognised by the Victorian division of the Australian Institute of Conveyancers. Students and graduates of the program are eligible to apply for membership.