The Master of Surveying is designed for professional scientists to further develop knowledge, ethics and practical skills in land surveying measurements and analysis. It has a strong focus on integrating learning into industry experience. Students have multiple opportunities for fieldwork and study camps where they work on cadastral surveying, GPS surveying, geodetic science, and precision positioning. Students graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary for leadership in contemporary surveying.

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in related discipline from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent qualification; must have minimum GPA of 4.5; selection is competitive and applicants are ranked in order of academic merit; degree will have strength in geospatial science; applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement may be considered based upon 3 years' full time relevant work experience and are required to submit a detailed curriculum vitae; applicants must have passed university coursework: Maps and coordinate systems, Geographical information systems, Urban Planning, Remote Sensing, Basic and advanced courses in Land Surveying including GPS, Earth Systems/Geology, Mathematics (engineering mathematics), Physics.


54 units: 10 courses

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An exit point is available at the successful completion of the first year, with the award of a Graduate Diploma in Surveying.

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Mawson Lakes No info No Full time 1.5 years
Mawson Lakes No info No Part time
The University of South Australia (UniSA) is the largest university in South Australia with over 36,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students on four urban and two regional campuses. As a prominent provider of international education in the state, the university has close working links with industry, the professions, business and government and offers more professional education programs than any university in South Australia. More than 140 undergraduate and 200 coursework and research postgraduate programs in fields including law, education, nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation, human movement, commerce, business, management, computer and information science, engineering, construction management, urban and regional planning, visual arts, psychology, civil aviation, journalism, and more are offered. An integral part of a UniSA student's study program includes work in clinical and field placements, assisting with industry-based projects, and working alongside people from industry and the professions.

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