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SVY3304 Cadastral Surveying (Queensland)

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Surveying & Built Environment
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 23 May 2022

Requisites

Pre-requisite: (SVY1102 and SVY1104) or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCNS or GCST or GDNS or GDST or MSST or MSPT or MENS

Overview

Cadastral surveying refers to those surveys involving the description of land boundaries and requires a thorough knowledge of the current cadastral system for the registration of land. The majority of survey graduates will have some involvement with cadastral surveying during their career, if not for the whole of their careers, and need to be introduced to the underlying principles. Knowledge of cadastral surveying, cadastral systems and boundary reinstatement is essential for land surveyors. This course provides the foundation knowledge for land surveyors to be eligible for registration within state jurisdictions.

In this course students will be introduced to the Queensland statutory and common law relating to cadastral surveying, cadastral surveyors and land registration as per State legislation. Students will be able to outline the historical and current survey requirements for Queensland and select appropriate field measuring techniques, field checking procedures, marking requirements and drafting standards for cadastral surveys. A significant component of the course will develop skills to solve and perform cadastral boundary reinstatement calculations for both rural and urban surveys and to categorise, apply and justify reinstatement principles for cadastral surveys.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Date printed 23 May 2022