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Associate Degree of Spatial Science (ADSS) - AssocDegSpSc

QTAC code (Australian and New Zealand applicants): (External: 907065; Toowoomba campus: 907062); Surveying (Springfield campus: 927061)

CRICOS code (International applicants): 053510F

 On-campus^*External^@*
Semester intake:Semester 1 (February)
Semester 2 (July)
Semester 1 (February)
Semester 2 (July)
Campus:Springfield, Toowoomba -
Fees:Commonwealth supported place
Domestic full fee paying place
International full fee paying place
Commonwealth supported place
Domestic full fee paying place
International full fee paying place
Residential school:Springfield, Toowoomba 
Standard duration:2 years full-time, 4 years part-time 
Program articulation:

To: Bachelor of Spatial Science (Honours); Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology

Footnotes
^Availability of majors: Geographic Information Systems — on-campus at USQ Toowoomba and external; Surveying — on-campus at USQ Toowoomba, USQ Springfield, and external; Urban and Regional Planning — on-campus at USQ Toowoomba and external.
*The Urban and Regional Planning major articulates fully to the Bachelor of Spatial Science (Honours). With the possible exception of a couple of courses, the other majors articulate to the Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology and the Bachelor of Spatial Science (Honours).
@International overseas students are advised against studying this program, as it contains mandatory residential schools. External students must be able to attend mandatory residential schools at a USQ campus.

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Professional accreditation

The Associate Degree of Spatial Science (Surveying) is accredited by the Surveyors Board of Queensland and graduates may seek registration with the Board of Surveyors.

Graduates from the GIS and Surveying majors in the Associate Degree of Spatial Science are eligible to apply for membership with the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Australia.

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Program aims

The Associate Degree of Spatial Science program provides students with the theory, methods and practices required by an associate to support a practising professional spatial scientist. To this end the program provides students with a general understanding of the broad practice and knowledge in the spatial science profession and the technical skills to work in one of three fields: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Surveying or Urban and Regional Planning.

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Program objectives

A student who successfully completes the Associate Degree of Spatial Science should be able to:

  • display a broad range of theoretical and technical knowledge, including the underlying principles and concepts fundamental to spatial science

  • identify, analyse and evaluate information in order to solve technical problems within a limited range and context of spatial science

  • collect, store, adapt and manipulate spatial data to communicate effectively with a range of audiences including professionals, para-professionals, clients and the wider community

  • exercise appropriate judgement when identifying and responding to cultural, ethical, environmental and social issues

  • adapt to change, master new techniques and the skills required to process information and pathway to undertake further learning and study


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Australian Qualifications Framework

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is a single national, comprehensive system of qualifications offered by higher education institutions (including universities), vocational education and training institutions and secondary schools. Each AQF qualification has a set of descriptors which define the type and complexity of knowledge, skills and application of knowledge and skills that a graduate who has been awarded that qualification has attained, and the typical volume of learning associated with that qualification type.

This program is at AQF Qualification Level 06. Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and/or further learning.

The full set of levels criteria and qualification type descriptors can be found by visiting www.aqf.edu.au.

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Program Information Set

View USQ’s admission criteria, student profiles and a summary of all offers made under Course Admission Information Set via the QTAC website.

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Admission requirements

To be eligible for admission, applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Have achieved a minimum Overall Position (OP) 16, tertiary entrance rank 64 or equivalent qualification.^
  • Subject Pre-requisites: English (4, SA), Mathematics A (4, SA) or equivalent.

  • English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 2.


Applicants are advised to also note the following:

  • Recommended Prior Study: Mathematics B (4, SA) or equivalent.


All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements.

If students do not meet the English language requirements they may apply to study a University-approved English language program. On successful completion of the English language program, students may be admitted to an award program.

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These are determined by the University for specific programs each Semester. The 2018 OP and tertiary entrance ranks are based on agreed QTAC schedules which assess formal study at Year 12 or equivalent level, tertiary, preparatory, professional or vocational qualifications or work experience, as detailed in the QTAC Assessment of Qualifications Manual and QTAC Assessor Guidelines.

Special admissions may help you get into the program of your choice by increasing your Selection Rank. The additional points don't apply to all applicants or all programs. Please read the information about USQ's Special Admissions carefully to find out what you may be eligible for.

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Program fees

Commonwealth supported place

A Commonwealth supported place is where the Australian Government makes a contribution towards the cost of a students' higher education and students pay a student contribution amount, which varies depending on the courses undertaken. Students are able to calculate the fees for a particular course via the Course Fee Finder.

Commonwealth Supported students may be eligible to defer their fees through a Government loan called HECS-HELP.

Domestic full fee paying place

Domestic full fee paying places are funded entirely through the full fees paid by the student. Full fees vary depending on the courses that are taken. Students are able to calculate the fees for a particular course via the Course Fee Finder.

Domestic full fee paying students may be eligible to defer their fees through a Government loan called FEE-HELP provided they meet the residency and citizenship requirements.

Australian citizens, Permanent Humanitarian Visa holders, Permanent Resident visa holders and New Zealand citizens who will be resident outside Australia for the duration of their program pay full tuition fees and are not eligible for FEE-Help.

International full fee paying place

International students pay full fees. Full fees vary depending on the courses that are taken and whether they are studied on-campus, via distance education/online. Students are able to calculate the fees for a particular course via the Course Fee Finder.

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Program structure

The Associate Degree of Spatial Science program consists of 16 Academic courses and two or three Practice courses, depending upon major (Geographic Information Systems, Surveying or Urban and Regional Planning).

Academic courses are one-unit courses and involve approximately 155 hours of student work per unit.

Practice courses are zero unit courses and each involves approximately 50 hours of student work.

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Required time limits

The standard duration for this program is 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time. Full-time students have a maximum of four years to complete this program. Part-time students have a maximum of six years to complete this program.

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Electives/Approved courses

Approved courses are part of the academic program and students should select approved courses from the list provided.

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Practice courses

The major practical work requirements associated with each of the Engineering and Built Environment programs are contained within a series of Practice courses. These courses are designed to enhance learning, communication and practical skills through laboratory sessions, workshops, seminars, field trips and group activities.

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Practical experience

Work experience is desirable and encouraged but is not required for the completion of the Associate Degree of Spatial Science. Students are encouraged to obtain work experience during vacation periods.

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IT requirements

Access to an up-to-date computer is necessary. On-campus students can access appropriately equipped laboratories, but should consider acquisition of their own computer. External students should be able to access a computer with the following minimum standards as advised by the University. All students should have access to email and the Internet via a computer running the latest versions of Internet web browsers such as Internet Explorer or Firefox. The University has a wireless network for on-campus students' computers. In order to take advantage of this facility and further enhance their on-campus learning environment, students should consider purchasing a notebook/laptop computer with wireless connectivity. Specialist software is required for some courses.

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Residential schools

The attendance requirement of residential schools within this degree is indicated by the following letters: V = Voluntary; O = Optional; C = Compulsory; R = Recommended; HR = Highly Recommended; M = Mandatory. Find out more about residential schools, visit the Residential School Schedule to view specific dates for your degree, or visit the Policy and Procedure Library.

Students are required to undertake practical and professional activities relevant to their program through enrolment in a series of Practice courses in the program. Practice courses are zero unit courses that may be undertaken in either on-campus or external mode and the final grades available are Pass (P)/Fail (F) only. They are a compulsory part of the program and do not attract a student contribution charge for Australian residents or a tuition fee for international students. The recommended enrolment schedule for Practice courses is shown in the Recommended Enrolment Pattern for the program in this Handbook.

External students must attend a number of residential schools during their program to obtain experience in practical and professional activities appropriate to the program. The residential schools are included in Practice courses which are conducted in Semester 3 or during the recess periods. The dates for each residential school Practice course are shown in the Residential School Schedule in this Handbook and external students should ensure they are able to attend the residential school prior to enrolling in a Practice course. Personal protective equipment is compulsory in many engineering, construction and spatial science laboratories, students should confirm the requirements before attending residential schools for Practice courses.

Students who enrol in on-campus mode for Practice courses normally undertake a series of weekly activities and/or attend a compulsory residential school.

Geographic Information Systems


Surveying


Urban and Regional Planning


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Articulation

Students can articulate, sometimes with the exception of a couple of courses, into the Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology and Bachelor of Spatial Science (Honours) programs.

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Exit points

Students who, for whatever reason, are unable to complete the Associate Degree of Spatial Science and who satisfy all of the requirements of the Diploma of Engineering Studies may be permitted to exit with that award.

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Credit

Exemptions/credit will be assessed based on the USQ Credit and Exemption Procedure.

Work Experience

Work and industrial experience that has not been formally assessed, does not normally qualify for course credit in the Associate Degree of Spatial Science program.

Recommended enrolment patterns

In this section:

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Geographic Information Systems major recommended full-time enrolment pattern

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.

To satisfy the requirements of the program students must complete all of the Academic and Practice courses in the following table that shows the recommended enrolment patterns for on-campus and external students for our Toowoomba campus. Students following a non-standard enrolment pattern should consult the course specification to ascertain if a course is offered in another term.


Major Study: Geographic Information Systems (Major Study Code: 15409)
CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Residential schoolEnrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem

Academic Courses, Year 1

Year 1, Semester 1

ENM1500 Introductory Engineering Mathematics*111,2
GIS1402 Geographic Information Systems111,3
SVY1102 Surveying A111
ENG1003 Problem Solving in Engineering and the Built Environment111

Year 1, Semester 2

GIS1401 Geographic Data Presentation122
ENG1002 Introduction to Engineering and Built Environment Applications121,2
SVY1110 Introduction to Global Positioning System122
CSC1401 Foundation Programming121,2

Practice Course, Year 1

SVY1901 Surveying and Spatial Science Practice 11121M

Academic Courses, Year 2

Year 2, Semester 1

ENV2201 Land Studies211
SVY3202 Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing211
GIS3407 GIS Programming and Visualisation211Pre-requisite: GIS1402 and CSC1401 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GDST or MSST or GCST or MENS or MSPT
Approved Course (Select from the Approved Courses list)211

Year 2, Semester 2

Approved Course (Select from the Approved Courses list)222
Approved Course (Select from the Approved Courses list)222
SVY3302 Property Valuation and Development222
GIS3405 Spatial Analysis and Modelling222

Practice Course, Year 2

GPL2901 GIS and Planning Practice 133MPre-requisite: (GIS1401 and GIS1402) or (URP2001) or (Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCNS or GDNS or MENS)

Approved Courses (Select 3 courses from the following)

     ACC1101 Accounting for Decision-Making1,21,2,3
     AGR2301 Agricultural Science22
     CIS2002 Database Design and Implementation11,3
     GIS4407 Web Based Geographic Information System22Pre-requisite: GIS1402 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCST or GDST or MSST or MSPT or GCNS or GDNS or MENS
     ENG2002 Technology, Sustainability and Society1,21,2,3
     ENM1600 Engineering Mathematics11,2
     REN1201 Environmental Studies11
     MKT1001 Introduction to Marketing11,2,3
     GIS3406 Remote Sensing and Image Processing22
     SVY1104 Survey Computations A22Pre-requisite: SVY1102 or SVY1500 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCST or GDST or MSPT
     URP1001 Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning11
     URP2002 Local Government Planning Practice and Technology22

Footnotes
*Students who achieve a high level in Year 12 Mathematics, or an equivalent mathematics program, may be eligible to replace the study of ENM1500 Introductory Engineering Mathematics with ENM1600 Engineering Mathematics.

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Geographic Information Systems major recommended part-time enrolment pattern

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.

To satisfy the requirements of the program students must complete all of the Academic and Practice courses in the following table that shows the recommended enrolment patterns for on-campus and external students for our Toowoomba campus. Students following a non-standard enrolment pattern should consult the course specification to ascertain if a course is offered in another term.


Major Study: Geographic Information Systems (Major Study Code: 15409)
CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Residential schoolEnrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem

Academic Courses, Years 1-2

Year 1, Semester 1

ENM1500 Introductory Engineering Mathematics*111,2
GIS1402 Geographic Information Systems111,3

Year 1, Semester 2

GIS1401 Geographic Data Presentation122
ENG1002 Introduction to Engineering and Built Environment Applications121,2

Year 2, Semester 1

SVY1102 Surveying A211
ENG1003 Problem Solving in Engineering and the Built Environment211

Year 2, Semester 2

SVY1110 Introduction to Global Positioning System222
CSC1401 Foundation Programming221,2

Practice Course, Year 1 or 2

SVY1901 Surveying and Spatial Science Practice 1211M

Academic Courses, Years 3-4

Year 3, Semester 1

ENV2201 Land Studies311
SVY3202 Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing311

Year 3, Semester 2

Approved Course (Select from the Approved Courses list)322
SVY3302 Property Valuation and Development322

Year 4, Semester 1

GIS3407 GIS Programming and Visualisation411Pre-requisite: GIS1402 and CSC1401 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GDST or MSST or GCST or MENS or MSPT
Approved Course (Select from the Approved Courses list)411

Year 4, Semester 2

Approved Course (Select from the Approved Courses list)422
GIS3405 Spatial Analysis and Modelling422

Practice Course, Year 3 or 4

GPL2901 GIS and Planning Practice 133MPre-requisite: (GIS1401 and GIS1402) or (URP2001) or (Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCNS or GDNS or MENS)

Approved Courses (Select 3 courses from the following)

     ACC1101 Accounting for Decision-Making1,21,2,3
     AGR2301 Agricultural Science22
     CIS2002 Database Design and Implementation11,3
     GIS4407 Web Based Geographic Information System22Pre-requisite: GIS1402 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCST or GDST or MSST or MSPT or GCNS or GDNS or MENS
     ENG2002 Technology, Sustainability and Society1,21,2,3
     ENM1600 Engineering Mathematics11,2
     REN1201 Environmental Studies11
     MKT1001 Introduction to Marketing11,2,3
     GIS3406 Remote Sensing and Image Processing22
     SVY1104 Survey Computations A22Pre-requisite: SVY1102 or SVY1500 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCST or GDST or MSPT
     URP1001 Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning11
     URP2002 Local Government Planning Practice and Technology22

Footnotes
*Students who achieve a high level in Year 12 Mathematics, or an equivalent mathematics program, may be eligible to replace the study of ENM1500 Introductory Engineering Mathematics with ENM1600 Engineering Mathematics.

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Surveying major recommended full-time enrolment pattern (Toowoomba and Springfield campus)

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.

To satisfy the requirements of the program students must complete all of the Academic and Practice courses in the following table that shows the recommended enrolment patterns for on-campus and external students for our Toowoomba campus. Students following a non-standard enrolment pattern should consult the course specification to ascertain if a course is offered in another term.


Major Study: Surveying (Major Study Code: 15410)
CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Residential schoolEnrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem

Academic Courses, Year 1

Year 1, Semester 1

ENM1500 Introductory Engineering Mathematics*111,2
GIS1402 Geographic Information Systems111,3
SVY1102 Surveying A111
ENG1003 Problem Solving in Engineering and the Built Environment111

Year 1, Semester 2

ENG1002 Introduction to Engineering and Built Environment Applications121,2
SVY1110 Introduction to Global Positioning System122
GIS1401 Geographic Data Presentation122
SVY1104 Survey Computations A122Pre-requisite: SVY1102 or SVY1500 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCST or GDST or MSPT

Practice Course, Year 1

SVY1901 Surveying and Spatial Science Practice 11121M

Academic Courses, Year 2

Year 2, Semester 1

SVY2301 Automated Surveying Systems211Pre-requisite: SVY1104 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCST or GDST or MSPT
SVY2106 Geodetic Surveying A211Pre-requisite: SVY1110 and SVY1102 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCNS or GCST or GDNS or GDST or MSST or MSPT or MENS
SVY3202 Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing211
SVY2302 Mine Surveying211Pre-requisite: SVY1104 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCNS or GCST or GDNS or GDST or MSPT

Year 2, Semester 2

Approved Course (Select from the Approved Courses list)222
SVY2303 Construction Surveying222Pre-requisite: SVY1104
Approved Course (Select from the Approved Courses list)222

Choose one of the following two courses:

     SVY3304 Cadastral Surveying (Queensland)^^222Pre-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
     SVY3306 Cadastral Surveying (New South Wales)^^2Pre-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 MENS

Practice Courses, Year 2

     SVY2902 Surveying and Spatial Science Practice 22133MPre-requisite: SVY1901 and SVY1104 and SVY1110 and GIS1401
     SVY2903 Surveying and Spatial Science Practice 32243MPre-requisite: SVY1901 and SVY2301 and SVY2106 and SVY3202

Approved Courses (Select from the following)

     SVY3304 Cadastral Surveying (Queensland)**222Pre-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
     SVY3306 Cadastral Surveying (New South Wales)**2Pre-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 MENS
     CIV2605 Construction Engineering11
     CIV2701 Road Design and Location11Pre-requisite: MAT1500 or ENG1500 or ENM1500 or ENM1600 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCST or GDST or GCEN
     SVY3107 Geodetic Surveying B22Pre-requisite: SVY1110 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCNS or GCST or GDNS or GDST or MSST or MSPT or MENS
     URP2002 Local Government Planning Practice and Technology22
     ENV2201 Land Studies11
     ENM1600 Engineering Mathematics11,2
     REN1201 Environmental Studies11
     SVY3302 Property Valuation and Development22
     URP1001 Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning11
     URP3201 Sustainable Urban Design and Development22
     GIS3405 Spatial Analysis and Modelling22

Footnotes
*Students who achieve a high level in Year 12 Mathematics, or an equivalent mathematics program, may be eligible to replace the study of ENM1500 Introductory Engineering Mathematics with ENM1600 Engineering Mathematics.
^^Students should study the course appropriate to their intended jurisdiction of practice.
**The alternative to the previously completed Cadastral core course may be taken as an elective/approved course.

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Surveying major recommended part-time enrolment pattern (Toowoomba and Springfield campus)

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.

To satisfy the requirements of the program students must complete all of the Academic and Practice courses in the following table that shows the recommended enrolment patterns for on-campus and external students for our Toowoomba campus. Students following a non-standard enrolment pattern should consult the course specification to ascertain if a course is offered in another term.


Major Study: Surveying (Major Study Code: 15410)
CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Residential schoolEnrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem

Academic Courses, Years 1-2

Year 1, Semester 1

ENM1500 Introductory Engineering Mathematics*111,2
GIS1402 Geographic Information Systems111,3

Year 1, Semester 2

ENG1002 Introduction to Engineering and Built Environment Applications121,2
SVY1110 Introduction to Global Positioning System122

Year 2, Semester 1

SVY1102 Surveying A211
ENG1003 Problem Solving in Engineering and the Built Environment211

Year 2, Semester 2

GIS1401 Geographic Data Presentation222
SVY1104 Survey Computations A222Pre-requisite: SVY1102 or SVY1500 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCST or GDST or MSPT

Practice Course, Year 1 or 2

SVY1901 Surveying and Spatial Science Practice 1211M

Academic Courses, Years 3-4

Year 3, Semester 1

SVY2301 Automated Surveying Systems311Pre-requisite: SVY1104 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCST or GDST or MSPT
SVY2106 Geodetic Surveying A311Pre-requisite: SVY1110 and SVY1102 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCNS or GCST or GDNS or GDST or MSST or MSPT or MENS

Year 3, Semester 2

Approved Course (Select from the Approved Courses list)322
SVY2303 Construction Surveying322Pre-requisite: SVY1104

Year 4, Semester 1

SVY3202 Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing411
SVY2302 Mine Surveying411Pre-requisite: SVY1104 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCNS or GCST or GDNS or GDST or MSPT

Year 4, Semester 2

Approved Course (Select from the Approved Courses list)422

Choose one of the following two courses:

     SVY3304 Cadastral Surveying (Queensland)^^222Pre-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
     SVY3306 Cadastral Surveying (New South Wales)^^2Pre-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 MENS

Practice Courses, Year 3 or 4

     SVY2902 Surveying and Spatial Science Practice 2313MPre-requisite: SVY1901 and SVY1104 and SVY1110 and GIS1401
     SVY2903 Surveying and Spatial Science Practice 3423MPre-requisite: SVY1901 and SVY2301 and SVY2106 and SVY3202

Approved Courses (Select from the following)

     SVY3304 Cadastral Surveying (Queensland)**222Pre-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
     SVY3306 Cadastral Surveying (New South Wales)**2Pre-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 MENS
     CIV2605 Construction Engineering11
     CIV2701 Road Design and Location11Pre-requisite: MAT1500 or ENG1500 or ENM1500 or ENM1600 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCST or GDST or GCEN
     SVY3107 Geodetic Surveying B22Pre-requisite: SVY1110 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCNS or GCST or GDNS or GDST or MSST or MSPT or MENS
     URP2002 Local Government Planning Practice and Technology22
     ENV2201 Land Studies11
     ENM1600 Engineering Mathematics11,2
     REN1201 Environmental Studies11
     SVY3302 Property Valuation and Development22
     URP1001 Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning11
     URP3201 Sustainable Urban Design and Development22
     GIS3405 Spatial Analysis and Modelling22

Footnotes
*Students who achieve a high level in Year 12 Mathematics, or an equivalent mathematics program, may be eligible to replace the study of ENM1500 Introductory Engineering Mathematics with ENM1600 Engineering Mathematics.
^^Students should study the course appropriate to their intended jurisdiction of practice.
**The alternative to the previously completed Cadastral core course may be taken as an elective/approved course.

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Urban and Regional Planning major recommended full-time enrolment pattern

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.

To satisfy the requirements of the program students must complete all of the Academic and Practice courses in the following table that shows the recommended enrolment patterns for on-campus and external students for our Toowoomba campus. Students following a non-standard enrolment pattern should consult the course specification to ascertain if a course is offered in another term.


Major Study: Urban and Regional Planning (Major Study Code: 16734)
CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Residential schoolEnrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem

Academic Courses Year 1

Year 1, Semester 1

SVY1102 Surveying A111
GIS1402 Geographic Information Systems111,3
URP1001 Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning111
ENG1003 Problem Solving in Engineering and the Built Environment111

Year 1, Semester 2

GIS1401 Geographic Data Presentation122
ENG1002 Introduction to Engineering and Built Environment Applications121,2
LAW1101 Introduction to Law122Pre-requisite: Students enrolled in one of the following Programs: LLBP or BLAW or BABL or BALW or BBBL or BBLA or BCBL or BCLA or BCLW are not eligible for enrolment
Approved Course (Select from the Approved Courses list)122

Practice Course, Year 1

SVY1901 Surveying and Spatial Science Practice 11121M

Academic Courses Year 2

Year 2, Semester 1

ENV2201 Land Studies211
PRL2002 Community Consultation and Development211
URP2001 Planning Structures and Statutory Planning211
CMG1001 Introduction to Construction Management and the Built Environment211

Year 2, Semester 2

Approved Course (Select from the Approved Courses list)222
URP2002 Local Government Planning Practice and Technology222
SVY1110 Introduction to Global Positioning System222
Approved Course (Select from the Approved Courses list)222

Practice Course, Year 2

GPL2901 GIS and Planning Practice 123MPre-requisite: (GIS1401 and GIS1402) or (URP2001) or (Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCNS or GDNS or MENS)

Approved Courses (Select from the following)

ACC1101 Accounting for Decision-Making1,21,2,3
ECO1000 Economics11,2,3
MGT1000 Organisational Behaviour11,2,3
POL3013 Sustainability and Politics1
SVY3202 Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing11
GIS3405 Spatial Analysis and Modelling22
GIS4407 Web Based Geographic Information System22Pre-requisite: GIS1402 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCST or GDST or MSST or MSPT or GCNS or GDNS or MENS
LAW2107 Environmental Law*11Co-requisite LAW1101 or ENG2002 or REN1201 or (Students enrolled in Programs BEDU (Legal Studies) or BLAW or LLBP or BALW or BBLA or BCLA or BCLW & Co-requisite LAW1201 or LAW1111) or (Students enrolled in Program DJUR & Co-requisite LAW5501 or LAW5111)
SVY3302 Property Valuation and Development22
URP3201 Sustainable Urban Design and Development22

Footnotes
*On-campus offer available at Springfield only

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Urban and Regional Planning major recommended part-time enrolment pattern

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.

To satisfy the requirements of the program students must complete all of the Academic and Practice courses in the following table that shows the recommended enrolment patterns for on-campus and external students for our Toowoomba campus. Students following a non-standard enrolment pattern should consult the course specification to ascertain if a course is offered in another term.


Major Study: Urban and Regional Planning (Major Study Code: 16734)
CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Residential schoolEnrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem

Academic Courses Year 1

Year 1, Semester 1

SVY1102 Surveying A111
GIS1402 Geographic Information Systems111,3

Year 1, Semester 2

GIS1401 Geographic Data Presentation122
ENG1002 Introduction to Engineering and Built Environment Applications121,2

Year 2, Semester 1

URP1001 Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning211
ENG1003 Problem Solving in Engineering and the Built Environment211

Year 2, Semester 2

LAW1101 Introduction to Law222Pre-requisite: Students enrolled in one of the following Programs: LLBP or BLAW or BABL or BALW or BBBL or BBLA or BCBL or BCLA or BCLW are not eligible for enrolment
Approved Course (Select from the Approved Courses list)222

Practice Course, Year 1 or 2

SVY1901 Surveying and Spatial Science Practice 1211M

Academic Courses Years 3-4

Year 3, Semester 1

ENV2201 Land Studies311
PRL2002 Community Consultation and Development311

Year 3, Semester 2

Approved Course (Select from the Approved Courses list)322
URP2002 Local Government Planning Practice and Technology322

Year 4, Semester 1

URP2001 Planning Structures and Statutory Planning411
CMG1001 Introduction to Construction Management and the Built Environment411

Year 4, Semester 2

SVY1110 Introduction to Global Positioning System422
Approved Course (Select from the Approved Courses list)422

Practice Course, Year 3 or 4

GPL2901 GIS and Planning Practice 143MPre-requisite: (GIS1401 and GIS1402) or (URP2001) or (Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCNS or GDNS or MENS)

Approved Courses (Select from the following)

     ACC1101 Accounting for Decision-Making1,21,2,3
     ECO1000 Economics11,2,3
     MGT1000 Organisational Behaviour11,2,3
     POL3013 Sustainability and Politics1
     SVY3202 Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing11
     GIS3405 Spatial Analysis and Modelling22
     GIS4407 Web Based Geographic Information System22Pre-requisite: GIS1402 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCST or GDST or MSST or MSPT or GCNS or GDNS or MENS
     LAW2107 Environmental Law*11Co-requisite LAW1101 or ENG2002 or REN1201 or (Students enrolled in Programs BEDU (Legal Studies) or BLAW or LLBP or BALW or BBLA or BCLA or BCLW & Co-requisite LAW1201 or LAW1111) or (Students enrolled in Program DJUR & Co-requisite LAW5501 or LAW5111)
     SVY3302 Property Valuation and Development22
     URP3201 Sustainable Urban Design and Development22

Footnotes
*On-campus offer available at Springfield only