Bachelor of Spatial Science (Honours) (Surveying)
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- 32 units
- 4 years or part-time equivalent
Are you interested in the impact or flooding, construction, mining or land use? Are you interested in a career in the outdoors working on land development, construction or mining projects? Explore the world of surveying with USQ’s Bachelor of Spatial Science (Honours) (Surveying). Your studies will equip you with knowledge and skills in geographical information systems, mining, construction, cadastral and geodetic surveying, and land and sustainability studies. In addition, you can choose a research project in your fourth year to investigate specialist surveying topics.
Study surveying online or on-campus
Studying surveying at USQ will mean you will receive an exceptional education from Australia’s largest surveying education provider. You can choose to study online or enjoy the USQ on-campus experience.
When you graduate, you will eligible to apply for membership with the Surveying and Spatial Science Institute Australia.
USQ's Bachelor of Spatial Science (Honours) (Surveying) is fully accredited by the Surveyors Board of Queensland and is recognised in every Australian state and in New Zealand through reciprocal arrangements. The degree, together with relevant industry experience, enables registration and/or licensing as a cadastral surveyor with the Boards of Surveyors in Australia and New Zealand.
In addition to the courses listed below, external students will also have the opportunity to come on-campus for residential schools where you will attend face-to-face lectures and tutorials, use the facilities and meet staff and other students.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 8917|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 21100|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
This program includes an on-campus residential school component that involves travel, accommodation and meal expenses.
- Year 12 English (4 SA) and Mathematics B (4 SA)
- Year 12 Physics (4 SA) is recommended
English Language Requirements
All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1,2017 - applications close Monday 20 February 2017, with Semester 1 commencing on 27 February 2017.
- Semester 2, 2017 - applications close Thursday 6 July 2017, with Semester 2 commencing on 10 July 2017.
If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.