Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology

University of Southern Queensland USQ

This program offers the unique opportunity to finish the degree within three years while studying full-time, allowing students to become practising Mine Surveyors once graduated. When students graduate with their Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology in Geographic Information Systems or Surveying, graduates will be eligible to apply for membership with the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Australia.

Course Fee:

International: $91,440

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; English (4,SA) and Mathematics B (4 SA)


24 academic units plus 3 or 4 compulsory practice courses

Subjects you can Study:

Geographic Information Systems; Surveying

Study Pathways:

3 years of full credit granted towards Bachelor of Spatial Science (Honours) (4 year full time equivalent program).16 Credit points advanced standing awarded to graduates of Associate Degree of Spatial Science in same major at USQ, if entry gained within 5 years of graduation. The Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology is the middle step in an articulating suite of programs leading from the Associate Degree of Spatial Science to the Bachelor of Spatial Science (Honours), in the same major study area.

Further information:

Only the Surveying major is available on-campus at Springfield.


Surveyors Board of Queensland and recognised in every Australian state and in New Zealand; Boards of Surveyors in Australia and New Zealand. Graduates; Spatial Sciences Institute Australia.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Toowoomba No info Yes Full time 3 years
Toowoomba No info Yes Part time 6 years
Springfield No info Yes Part time 6 years
Springfield No info Yes Full time 3 years
Springfield No info Yes Online 6 years
Toowoomba No info Yes Online 6 years

Why study with us

Redefining flexible and online study, we are determined to prepare you for today’s competitive workforce. We make it easier for you to fit study into your life and will support you through the challenges that life and study bring. 

Study options

Studying on-campus at one of our three locations (Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich) is a rewarding way to undertake a university degree in an innovative and friendly environment. Or, you can join more than 70 per cent of our students who choose to study online with us. There is also the option to fast-track most degrees by studying over summer.

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If you’re looking to gain the skills and confidence to prepare for university study, look no further than one of our pathway programs.  

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