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    Application Deadline
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Would you like to help shape the world of tomorrow? Surveyors and spatial scientists use their knowledge and skills to measure, map and model our world, playing a critical role in decisions that affect our natural and built environments and which impact on people and society with this Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences from University of Tasmania. 
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Graduates of Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences from University of Tasmania 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 environmental management, geospatial analysis and land development planning.

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.


Skills and knowledge in surveying and spatial sciences is a vital component of projects across an increasingly wide range of industries within both government and private enterprise including cadastral surveying, land planning and development, environmental management, civil engineering, mining and agriculture.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • 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
  • Credits
    300 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics 
  • Space, Place and Nature
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Surveying 
  • Geodesy: Observing Our Changing Planet

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

CRICOS: 058833B

  • Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires the completion of qualifications equivalent to the 12th year in Australia. Some courses also require the completion of pre-requisite subjects, such as Mathematics or Chemistry. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37224 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 111669 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.

Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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