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Graduate Certificate of Spatial Science Technology Specialisation Surveying

Graduate Certificate of Spatial Science Technology Specialisation Surveying (GCST)

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 0.5 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Feb, Jul, Nov
Note: The Graduate Certificate of Spatial Science Technology (Surveying) is not available full-time on-campus and therefore is not available to international on-campus students.

Overview

  • Extend your skillset by choosing from a range of courses (subjects), including web-based geographic information systems, land studies and photogrammetry and remote sensing.
  • Ideal if you have a bachelor degree and you want to extend your knowledge in surveying. No work experience is required to commence your postgraduate studies in this degree.

Further study

Take the credit from your degree and go on to complete the Graduate Diploma of Spatial Science Technology or Master of Spatial Science Technology.

Entry requirements

Find the entry requirements most relevant to you.

  • Australian university three or four-year Bachelor degree in an approved discipline area, or equivalent. 
    or
  • A minimum of five years’ relevant professional work experience.

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 4 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit.  

Courses to be studied Units
4 x specialisation courses 4
Total 4

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Other specialisations

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for your study (4 units) in this degree are:

Study Mode Cost
Commonwealth supported

The Federal Government contributes to the cost of your course and you need to pay a student contribution.

AUD 3975
Domestic full fee paying

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 14200

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2021. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

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. Find out if you are eligible for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

The closing dates for applying directly to USQ are:

  • Semester 1, 2021 - applications close Monday 22 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 22 February, 2021.
  • Semester 2, 2021 - applications close Monday 12 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 12 July, 2021.
  • Semester 3, 2021 - applications close Monday 15 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 15 November, 2021.

More information on applying key dates is available.

Further information

Discover further information on applying to study at USQ that is relevant to you.

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