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Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology
University of Southern Queensland - Toowoomba

Course outline

This program offers a practical, skill and knowledge-based degree where students learn about geographical information systems or surveying. Students gain hands-on experience with modern technology and tools including 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 USQ.


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


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.


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.

OP/Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of OP/Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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Highest OP/Rank to receive an offer

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

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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Career opportunities

Land development, mining, engineering, surveying, geographic information systems, remote sensing, town planning and mapping.


Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Australia.

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Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
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Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Darling Downs & South West QLD
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