Articulation pathways to surveying and spatial information qualifications

Young, Frank R. (2007) Articulation pathways to surveying and spatial information qualifications. Azimuth, 45 (3). pp. 22-25. ISSN 0728-4586

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Abstract

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has a unique suite of undergraduate spatial science (surveying and spatial information) programs and study modes that provide user-defined articulated pathways for achieving an individual's career ambitions. This article is intended to establish career articulation path way information for individuals to plan for their needs. Entry can be from school; from TAFE; work interrupted university studies; or work experience with studies commencing at the start of a year or at the mid-year intake. There is the choice of on-campus or off-campus study, and the ability to move freely between these modes and different qualification levels. Individuals without the minimum year 12 matriculation, or an inadequate language or mathematical abilities, can a short Tertiary Preparation Programs to achieve a suitable tertiary entrance standard by either on-campus or off-campus study options. Northern NSW school leavers and TAFE graduates are the second largest group studying at USQ, behind Queensland based students, with other students studying from across Australia and 30 overseas countries.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Published version supplied by, and deposited with the blanket permission of publisher.
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Frank Young
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Surveying and Land Information
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:19
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:49
Uncontrolled Keywords: spatial science education; USQ; flexible education
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 09 Engineering > 0909 Geomatic Engineering > 090906 Surveying (incl. Hydrographic Surveying)
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/3032

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