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    Bachelor of Science (Geospatial Science)

    University of Southern Queensland

    University of Southern Queensland

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    Australia, Toowoomba

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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Bachelor

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Mix

    Course Code

    042230E

    Campuses

    Toowoomba

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines2-Sep-2024
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    Duration 3 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 34,800  / year
    Next Intake 2-Sep-2024

    Bachelor of Science (Geospatial Science)

    About

    • Study Geospatial Science in the Bachelor of Science and be able to provide expert analysis and advice about what shapes our world.
    • This important field of study helps to answer questions and draw conclusions about the relationship between people, places and the environment, and to help predict trends and patterns for the future.
    • Explore geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing methods, tools, and techniques that support decision-making in many applications areas and develop practical experience alongside technical, analytical and leadership skills. 
    • Work with sophisticated technology and tools, including drones, satellite imagery, maps, and laser measurement systems for 3D mapping and visualisation of the natural and built environment. 
    • Combine your Geospatial Science courses with a second major, such as Information Technology, Mathematics & Statistics, or Agricultural Science, or choose between a range of electives to tailor your unique career path.

    Further study

    If you want to build on your Science knowledge and gain research skills, you can go onto studying the Bachelor of Science (Honours).

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  • Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    Pre-requisites

    • Subject pre-requisite: General Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C), or equivalent.

    To study this degree we assume you have sound knowledge in:

    • English (Units 3 & 4, C), or equivalent

    We assume that your knowledge is equivalent to a grade C or higher in Units 3 and 4 at high school level (typically studied in Year 12). Find out more about assumed knowledge.

    In addition, it is also recommended that you have studied one of Biology, Chemistry, or Physics (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent.

    Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

    Qualification Grade

    English language requirements

    You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

    Recognition of prior learning or work experience

    If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

    Pathways

    If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

     

    English Program Requirements

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows students to gain credit (advanced standing) towards their course in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

    Career

    As a graduate from this major you will have adequate knowledge of spatial information systems to be eligible for employment and certification, where appropriate, as a GIS spatial scientist, cartographer, photogrammetrist, geodesist, or geospatial analyst and often find work in transport, primary industries, environment and online mapping sectors.

    Fee Information

    Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

    Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

    Study Mode Cost
    External/Online

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 34800
    On-campus

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 34800

    1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

    Student services and amenities fees

    You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

    Scholarships

    At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 34,800 

    How to Apply

    The path you take when you apply to Murdoch will vary depending on who you are and what you want to study.

    Apply directly to Murdoch

    You can apply for most undergraduate courses directly through our online application system.

    Apply through TISC

    If you're currently in Year 12 or applying for Vet Science, you can apply to Murdoch through TISC.

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    University of Southern Queensland

    Bachelor of Science (Geospatial Science)

    University of Southern Queensland

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    Australia,

    Toowoomba

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