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Bachelor of Spatial Science (Honours)
University of Southern Queensland - Springfield

Course outline

Students are prepared for a career in one of Australia’s most rapidly changing industries. Students benefit from working with modern technology and tools including satellite imagery and laser measurement systems for 3D mapping and visualisation of the natural built environment. Students develop practical experience with the technical, analytical and leadership skills they’ll need to succeed. Students apply these newly acquired practical skills and knowledge to a final-year research project. For more program information, visit Bachelor of Spatial Science (Honours) at USQ.

Note

External students must attend at least one, week-long, residential school at USQ Springfield 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 USQ’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.

Recommended study
Physics
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2021

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

99.95

88.00

76.45

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

88.00

76.45

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, 2021

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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

16

<5*

<5*

<5*

0

<5*

0

29

Percentage of all students

55.2%

<5*

<5*

<5*

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

100%

Notes

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

Career opportunities

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

Membership

Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Australia.

Course Code
927221
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Engineer
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Ipswich
 
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