Graduate Certificate of Spatial Science Technology (Surveying)
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- Semester 3 (November)
- 4 units
- 0.5 years or part-time equivalent
Program Information Set
No work experience required
USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Spatial Science Technology (Surveying) is ideal if you have a three or four year bachelor degree in a field other than engineering and you want to extend your knowledge in surveying. You don’t even need work experience to commence your postgraduate studies in this degree.
Through this four unit degree, you have the option to select from a range of courses (subjects), including surveying computations, geodetic surveying, photogrammetry and remote sensing.
When you complete your Graduate Certificate of Spatial Science Technology you could take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Graduate Diploma of Spatial Science Technology. You could even go on to complete the Master of Spatial Science Technology where you will have the opportunity to do a research project and dissertation to apply your formal knowledge to a real world issue.
The Graduate Certificate of Spatial Science Technology is not accredited by any professional bodies other than the University of Southern Queensland.
As a surveying graduate, you could work in property surveying, land development, land information, mapping, engineering, and mining. Your experience could see you working on unique solutions to problems – solutions that are both socially and environmentally responsible.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 4717|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 11920|
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.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Australian university three or four-year Bachelor degree in an approved discipline area, or equivalent.
- A minimum of five years’ relevant professional work experience.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program 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.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
- Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July 2018.