• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months


University of Tasmania graduates of this Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences in surveying and spatial sciences are in high demand and find employment in a diverse range of industries and occupations. Many progress to careers in land, engineering and hydrographic surveying, others join teams working in areas such as engineering environmental management, land planning and development.

You’ll also be learning from the very best. The University of Tasmania is home to Australia’s top rated spatial research group and your lecturers are world leading experts in their fields.


Careers that involve Surveying and Spatial Science have experienced sustained growth over a long period, that demand is only forecast to increase.

Across an increasingly wide range of industries such as environmental management, civil and mining engineering, agriculture, land planning and development, within both government and private enterprise, there is a significant shortage of University qualified graduates to meet ever growing need

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: We recommend that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • GIS: Introduction
  • Remote Sensing: Introduction
  • GIS: Spatial Analysis
  • Remote Sensing: Image Analysis
  • GIS: Advanced Spatial Analysis
  • Remote Sensing: Photogrammetry
  • Global Navigation Satellite Systems
  • Spatial Research Project

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • An ATAR score of 65 or higher and successful completion of the following pre-requisite unit(s) at TQA3 level, or equivalent: Mathematics Methods (MTM415117)
  • 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. The Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences requires an IELTS (Academic) of 6.0.
  • CRICOS: 058833B

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35148 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 105456 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


There are a huge range of scholarships, bursaries and fee discounts available for international students studying at the University of Tasmania.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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