Available in 2017

Course handbook


This course requires students to conduct an extensive project on any approved topic which contributes to the course objectives. The course concludes with a day of intensive seminar presentations by all students.

Availability2017 Course Timetables


  • Semester 1 - 2017

Multi-term sequence

This course is part of a multi-term sequence. Both Part A and Part B must be completed to meet the requirements of the sequence. Part A and Part B must be completed in consecutive terms. Students must complete Part A before completing Part B. Students must complete the sequence within a twelve month period. If students complete Part A but are unable to complete Part B within the timeframe, they must re-enrol in Part A.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate their management skills.

2. Write a report and journal article to professional standard.

3. Present their work using high level oral communication skills.


  • A study into one of a variety of possible topics involving surveying and/or a closely related matter and preferably involving a novel investigation.
  • Report preparation.
  • Seminar.


This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Surveying) or Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil) / Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Surveying) programs.

Assumed knowledge

Completion of the 3rd year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Surveying) program

Assessment items

Thesis: Thesis

Written Assignment: Written Journal Article

Presentation: Seminar

Contact hours



Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 4 Weeks

NOTE: The above distribution of contact hours may alter on a weekly basis and will be confirmed in the course outline handed to students in Week 1.


Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for 2 Weeks


Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for 10 Weeks