Graduate Diploma of Land Surveying (K6J)

Overview  2019

ATAR

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Duration

Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 3 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

Commonwealth Supported places available

ATAR

No Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Achievement of a specified ATAR will guarantee acceptance into a course or institution, subject to any non-ATAR criteria being met, such as a prerequisite study or English language proficiency.

:
See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 1 Years
Entry requirements

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
This 1-year (minimum) full-time or part-time course is offered by the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology. The degree is available on the Hobart campus. This course, together with the Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences or its equivalent, provides the necessary qualifications for registration with the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board for the purposes of the Surveyors Act; and for reciprocal registration in other States of Australia.

The one-year Graduate Diploma of Land Surveying is available to students who have completed the University's Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences or its equivalent, and prepares graduates for registration with the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board (or, through reciprocating arrangements, with the Surveyors Boards of other States and Territories). It prepares graduates for professional careers in Land Surveying, undertaking land and cadastral boundary surveys controlled by State legislation.

To achieve this aim, the course imparts to students:

  • a knowledge of land law, cadastral systems, and surveying practice necessary for undertaking cadastral surveys in Australia;
  • a knowledge of the professional, ethical and business standards and practice in which land surveyors operate; and
  • appropriate communication skills.

The Graduate Diploma involves a compulsory 1-semester (50%) work-based component.

Career outcomes

This course prepares students for registration with the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board for the purposes of the Surveyors Act; and for reciprocal registration in other States of Australia.

Professional Recognition

Accredited by the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board.

Course structure

This is a fully-prescribed course. There are no choices of major or specialisation.

Schedule A

This unit provides a detailed treatment of the statutory and common law affecting cadastral surveys and cadastral survey practice. The unit includes the following topics: the surveyor and statutory authorities; survey regulations; assessment of survey evidence; the types of survey…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The Land Law component of this unit teaches the principles and application of land law as it applies to legal surveys. Topics include land tenure, estates in land, freehold and leasehold tenure, interests in land, easements and profits, mortgages, erosion,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit addresses the potential for land surveyors to incorporate land use planning principles and techniques into their professional work and focuses on a number of key planning issues that affect practicing land surveyors. Emphasis is placed on understanding Tasmania's…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

A studio project that integrates the coursework material previously completed in the undergraduate degree, and supplements that content with additional studies of professional practice, business management and ethics. The unit addresses core issues of professional practice, business management and ethics,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Provides a structured period of closely supervised professional education within a workplace environment. The unit comprises a minimum of 100 days of work integrated learning and an off-campus mid-placement survey camp. Students are mentored by supervising land surveyors. Achievement of…

Credit Points: 50

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

A Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences from the University of Tasmania or its equivalent.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units a student enrols in. In 2019, this fee is $44.70 per unit. In 2019, the maximum charge for full time students is $298.

International students

2019 Total Course Fee (international students): $31,950 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $31,950 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

International students

International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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