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2013 Graduate Diploma of Land Surveying(K6J)  Download to Zip

Responsible faculty or institute:
Science, Engineering and Technology (principal)
Campus(es) Offered:
Hobart:
Course Duration: Minimum 1 yrs, Maximum 3 yrs.
Course Contact (faculty or school): Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology (03) 6226 2125 or Dr Jon Osborn (03) 6226 2435, email Jon.Osborn@utas.edu.au


Introduction

This 1-year (minimum) full-time or part-time course is offered by the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology. The degree is available on the Hobart campus. This course, together with the Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences or its equivalent, provides the necessary qualifications for registration with the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board for the purposes of the Surveyors Act; and for reciprocal registration in other States of Australia.

Admission & Prerequisites

A Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences from the University of Tasmania or its equivalent.

Course Objectives

The one-year Graduate Diploma of Land Surveying is available to students who have completed the University's Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences or its equivalent, and prepares graduates for registration with the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board (or, through reciprocating arrangements, with the Surveyors Boards of other States and Territories). It prepares graduates for professional careers in Land Surveying, undertaking land and cadastral boundary surveys controlled by State legislation.

To achieve this aim, the course imparts to students:

  • a knowledge of land law, cadastral systems, and surveying practice necessary for undertaking cadastral surveys in Australia;
  • a knowledge of the professional, ethical and business standards and practice in which land surveyors operate; and
  • appropriate communication skills.

Career Outcomes

This course prepares students for registration with the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board for the purposes of the Surveyors Act; and for reciprocal registration in other States of Australia.


Professional Recognition

Accredited by the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board.

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