Available in 2018

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.

Availability2018 Course Timetables


  • Semester 1 - 2018

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.


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Assumed knowledge

Completion of the 3rd year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Surveying) program. Students should enrol in this course in the year they complete their degree.

Assessment items

Thesis: Thesis

Written Assignment: Written Journal Article

Presentation: Seminar

Written Assignment: Progress Report

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