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|UAC code||Pattern of attendance||2013 cut-off||Start date||Major offer round|
|Newcastle – Callaghan||CSP||480920||F/P||n/o||3-Mar-14||16-Jan-14|
Assumed knowledge: Mathematics (Band 5 or above) or equivalent. Applicants who have achieved less than Band 5 or have not completed a science-related subject may be admitted but may need additional study and/or assistance to successfully complete the mathematics requirement of the program.
Recommended studies: HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or higher and study of one science-related subject.
Major studies: Surveying. Minor studies: Cadastral engineering, geodesy, geodetic, geomatics, geotechnical engineering, land management, photogrammetric and hydrographic surveying, satellite positioning, spatial information systems and computing, town planning and valuation, water resources.
Honours: Awarded on the basis of superior performance in the program.
Professional recognition: Recognised by the Board of Surveying and Spatial Information of NSW as a requirement for registration. Accredited by the Institution of Surveyors NSW. Meets all the academic requirements of the Reciprocating Boards of Surveyors of Australia and New Zealand, as well as graduate membership of the Institution of Surveyors Australia and its affiliated international organisations.
Career opportunities: Examples include careers in the spatial information industry throughout Australia and the world. You will be involved in the collection, manipulation, storage and sharing of spatial data, in relation to land, sea, space, forensics, medicine and many areas of industry. Graduates become professional surveyors in consultancies and private practice and mining surveyors, and work in government organisations. You can be involved in environmental management, spatial data systems, mapping and photogrammetry, satellite imagery and surveying and hydrographic studies. Australian surveyors are at the forefront of international land-title projects in developing countries.
Additional information: B Surveying combines both academic studies and real-life surveying projects to produce graduates that have skills that are sought after by industry. With the advent of new positioning technologies, students and graduates are continually learning new skills. You will need to embrace these technologies and take leadership roles in developing alternative and innovative practices. For more detailed options about what a career in surveying can lead to, visit the Surveying & Mapping Industry Council of NSW website at www.smicnsw.org.au
Recognition of prior learning: There are credit transfer arrangements for students who have completed a TAFE Associate diploma or Diploma, or other university/formal study in a related and associated field. Read 'Academic credit'.
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