• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months


The Surveying and Spatial Sciences course at University of Tasmania objectives are:

  • to provide advanced in-depth knowledge in a single area of spatial information science;
  • to provide opportunities for training in research;
  • to prepare students for postgraduate research as well as for employment in research organisations; and
  • to provide advanced courses in selected areas of spatial information science.
Career outcomes

The Honours course provides students with advanced skills and research experience in a specialised area of surveying and spatial sciences. Graduates are likely to find employment in Commonwealth or State government agencies, or large private organisations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: We recommend that students living overseas apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students no less than one month prior.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Part-time variant
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

For Full Time Students:

Please enrol in Project A and Project B (or Honours Co-ordinator approved coursework units) and Thesis A in one semester and Thesis B (25%) and C (25%) in the following semester.

For Part Time Students:

Please enrol in Project A and Project B (or approved coursework units) in one semester, followed by Thesis A (25%) in the following semester and so on.

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

To be eligible to enrol for the degree applicants must either have qualified for admission to the degree of Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences in this University or have qualified in another university or tertiary institution for a degree deemed by the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology to be equivalent to that degree. In either case, the standard of pass must be of sufficient merit to satisfy the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology.

CRICOS: 058835M

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32500 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

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.


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