Introduction This 1-year (minimum) full-time or part-time course is offered by the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology. The degree is available on the Hobart campus. This course, together with the Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences or its equivalent, provides the necessary qualifications for registration with the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board for the purposes of the Surveyors Act; and for reciprocal registration in other States of Australia.
Objectives The one-year Graduate Diploma of Land Surveying is available to students who have completed the University's Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences or its equivalent, and prepares graduates for registration with the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board (or, through reciprocating arrangements, with the Surveyors Boards of other States and Territories). It prepares graduates for professional careers in Land Surveying, undertaking land and cadastral boundary surveys controlled by State legislation. To achieve this aim, the course imparts to students: *a knowledge of land law, cadastral systems, and surveying practice necessary for undertaking cadastral surveys in Australia; *a knowledge of the professional, ethical and business standards and practice in which land surveyors operate; and *appropriate communication skills.
Career Outcomes This course prepares students for registration with the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board for the purposes of the Surveyors Act; and for reciprocal registration in other States of Australia.
Professional Recognition Accredited by the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board.
Work Placement The Graduate Diploma involves a compulsory 1-semester (50%) work-based component.
Course Abbreviation GradDipLandSurv
If you've previously undertaken study overseas, please review our list of equivalent qualifications http://www.utas.edu.au/international/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/equivalent-undergraduate-entry-requirements-by-country .
English Language Requirements International applicants will be required to provide evidence of their English language ability. For those applicants who are nationals of and currently residing in a country where English is NOT the official language, evidence of an IELTS or TOEFL test must be provided. Alternatively, applicants can provide evidence that English has been the sole medium of instruction and examination in their most recent studies, for a minimum of 2 years, and within the last 24 months. Academic transcripts and a letter from your institution will be required.
International students should refer to the General Admission Requirements page for information regarding entry requirements http://www.utas.edu.au/international/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/general-admission-requirements .
A Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences from the University of Tasmania or its equivalent.
Recipient: University of Tasmania
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