Surveying programs in NSW and USQ and introduction of a new major at USQ

Simmons, Shane (2012) Surveying programs in NSW and USQ and introduction of a new major at USQ. Spatial Science Queensland. pp. 32-33.

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Abstract

The structure of a four year tertiary degree program generally comprises the study of thirty-two courses. The term course will be used to describe a unit or subject that is studied as a discrete element of theory within a semester. Students undertake the study of eight courses per year. The following discussion is concerned only with the 4 year program and does not consider the NSW/ACT TAFE system
graduates, nor the graduates from the USQ Associate Degree
in Spatial Science (2 year program) and Bachelor Spatial
Science Technology (3 year program) whereby competencies
will be diluted in accordance to the length of the program.
It also does not address core competencies that may be
achieved through graduates of post-graduate programs
(Masters/Graduate diplomas/Graduate certificates) such as
the USQ Spatial Science Technology suite of post-graduate
programs by distance.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copies and extracts from Spatial Science Queensland are permitted under the Creative Commons framework on an Attribution and Share Alike basis.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Surveying and Land Information
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2013 05:49
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 01:43
Uncontrolled Keywords: course of study; surveyor training; competencies; urban planning
Fields of Research : 09 Engineering > 0909 Geomatic Engineering > 090906 Surveying (incl. Hydrographic Surveying)
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130303 Education Assessment and Evaluation
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9305 Education and Training Systems > 930599 Education and Training Systems not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/23190

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