Responsible faculty or institute:
Science, Engineering and Technology (principal) Campus(es) Offered:
Course Duration: Minimum
1 yrs, Maximum
Course Contact (faculty or school):
Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology (03) 6226 2125 or Dr Jon Osborn (03) 6226 2435, email Jon.Osborn@utas.edu.au
This 1-year full-time or 2-year part-time course is offered by the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology at Hobart.
Admission & Prerequisites
To be eligible to enrol for the degree applicants must either have qualified for admission to the degree of Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences in this University or have qualified in another university or tertiary institution for a degree deemed by the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology to be equivalent to that degree. In either case, the standard of pass must be of sufficient merit to satisfy the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology.
The course objectives are:
to provide advanced in-depth knowledge in a single area of spatial information science;
to provide opportunities for training in research;
to prepare students for postgraduate research as well as for employment in research organisations; and
to provide advanced courses in selected areas of spatial information science.
The Honours course provides students with advanced skills and research experience in a specialised area of surveying and spatial sciences. Graduates are likely to find employment in Commonwealth or State government agencies, or large private organisations.