Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology
University of Southern Queensland - Toowoomba

Course outline

This program offers a practical, skill and knowledge-based degree for a career in one of Australia’s high demanding and most rapidly changing industries. Students learn about surveying or geographical information systems and gain hands-on experience with modern technology and tools including robotic total stations, drones satellite imagery and laser measurement systems. Along with developing analytical and leadership skills, this program allows students to acquire the practical knowledge to work on a range of surveying projects including land development, mining, or becoming a professional geographic information systems manager or spatial information analyst. For more program information, visit Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology at UniSQ.

Note

External students must attend at least one, week-long, residential school in Toowoomba during most years of the program.

Majors

Toowoomba and external: geographic information systems (GIS); surveying. Springfield: surveying.

Other requirements

Attendance at field excursions and practice courses in the form of residential schools is compulsory.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to UniSQ’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C)

Additional entry requirements

Applicants must nominate on their QTAC application one preferred major of study.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

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<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

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Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

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Percentage of all students

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Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Land and property development, mining, engineering, surveying, land surveying, geographic information systems, drone photogrammetry and remote sensing, mapping.

Membership

Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Australia.

Course Code
907801
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Engineering and Technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Darling Downs & South West QLD