Master of Surveying

University of South Australia

Degree overview 1.Build theoretical knowledge and practical skills in land surveying measurements and analysis. 2.Undertake cadastral surveying training looking at land management and boundary survey. 3.Complete a surveying project linked with industry in your final year. 4.Option to graduate with a diploma level qualification after one year of study. Snapshot The Master of Surveying is designed for professional scientists to further develop knowledge, ethics and practical skills in land surveying measurements and analysis. This degree has a strong focus on integrating learning into industry experience. You will have multiple opportunities for fieldwork and study camps where you will work on cadastral surveying, GPS surveying, geodetic science, and precision positioning. You will graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary for leadership in contemporary surveying. An exit point is available at the successful completion of the first year, with the award of a Graduate Diploma in Surveying. From 2019 UniSAs pathway into the Master of Surveying include the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Flexible Entry) and the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil). What youll learn What you Learn In this degree you will build theoretical knowledge and practical skills in land surveying measurements and analysis. You will undertake cadastral surveying training looking at land management and boundary survey. Also key to this degree is the development and application of research methods and skills. These will be invaluable when you begin work on your major project in the second year of study.

At a Glance

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Institution Name University of South Australia
Campus Location Mawson Lakes
Institution Type University
Course Duration 1.5 year(s) full-time
Course University University of South Australia

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