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Geomatics (Honours)

Full time/Part time

Enrolment code: KGG510/515

Offered: Hobart: (full-year) ie semesters 1 & 2,

Unit description:

Is a one year full-time course, or a two year part-time course, consisting of lectures, project work and thesis as prescribed by the degree coordinator. Lectures and project work will be appropriate for the particular research topic chosen and will constitute 50% of the assessment. With the agreement of the degree coordinator, candidates may select from Group 2, 3 and 4 units offered by the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology. Project work may consist of specific set reading programs or course work as specified by the degree coordinator. The course work and thesis topics can be selected from the following areas of specialisation: 1. Advanced Photogrammetry – Selected topics from: Analytical metric and non-metric aerial and close-range systems, multi-media photogrammetry, digital photogrammetry. 2. Advanced GIS – Selected topics from: environmental monitoring, application development, resource networks, visualisation, spatial data uncertainty and decision support. 3. Advanced Geodesy – Selected topics from: space geodetic techniques including GPS for high precision positioning; gravimetric geodesy; satellite altimeter analysis; geophysical geodesy. 4. Advanced Adjustment Theory – Selected topics from: Pre-analysis, optimisation. Least squares filtering, interpolation and collocation, generalised inverses, free network adjustments, deformation analysis. 5. Advanced Instrumentation and Techniques – Selected topics from: Automation of surveying instrumentation, non-topographic application of measurement techniques, monitoring and deformation surveys, case studies.

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Unit weight 100%/50% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern project work and course work as prescribed by the degree coordinator Timetable
Prerequisites BGeom from the University of Tasmania or a degree from another university or tertiary institution deemed equiv by the Faculty. In each case, the candidate must have passed the degree with sufficient merit to satisfy the Faculty.  
Assessment mode project work and course work (50%), written thesis (50%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Discipline (School) Geomatics (Surveying)  
Courses Bachelor of Geomatics with Honours  
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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