The University of Newcastle, Australia
Selection Rank
90.20
92.03 (Median SR)
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International entry requirement

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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UAC code

482706
Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
  • Semester 2 - 3 August 2020
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 12 years maximum.

Location

Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
Fees

AUD34,025 (indicative annual fee, 2020)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees

English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

Find out more about IELTS.

Duration

5 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Program code: 40077
CRICOS code: 093510G

For additional information about this degree you can refer to the pages for the corresponding single degrees:
Bachelor of Surveying (Honours), and Bachelor of Business

Program handbook

Description

This combined degree program comprises the Bachelor of Surveying (Honours) program and the Bachelor of Business program with students having the option of choosing the Leadership and Management major or the Entrepreneurship and Innovation major. This program develops students’ critical technical and surveying/engineering skills in cadastral surveying, geodesy, satellite positioning, photogrammetry, spatial data systems, remote sensing, water engineering, surveying techniques and computations. Students also develop business skills in accounting, finance, microeconomics, law, management, leadership and ethics, and entrepreneurship and innovation.

Refer to the single degree programs for a more detailed program description for each of the programs.


Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Program Learning Outcomes as per those for the single degree programs

Details

Information correct as at29 Oct 2020 4:53 pm
Program code40077
AQF level

Level 8 Bachelor Honours Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
  • International students - 5 years full-time.
Selection Rank
LocationSelection RankMedian
Callaghan Campus90.2092.03

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Assumed knowledgeHSC Mathematics (Band 5 or above) or equivalent. Study of one science-related subject would also be an advantage (Physics or Chemistry preferred).
Recommended studiesHSC Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent. Study of one science-related subject would also be an advantage (Physics or Chemistry preferred).
Term typeSemesters
Fees
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Contributing schools
  1. Newcastle Law School
  2. Newcastle Business School
  3. School of Engineering
  4. School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Relevant University rules and policies
CRICOS Code093510G

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Admission information

Admission requirements

Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and international students. Admission information for Australian students and residents is available online here. Admission information for international students can be found here. During the admission process adjustment factors may be applied to your Selection Rank. Please visit our website to see if you are eligible.

International student visa holder applicants are advised that they are able to enrol in this program for commencement in Semester 1 only (there will be no mid-year intakes).

The UAC code for this program is 482620.

Enrolling in mathematics - Maths placement test

Your degree includes either compulsory or optional courses in maths. To maximise your likelihood of academic success, it is recommended that you select the course which matches your existing knowledge and understanding of maths concepts.

Answer a few questions now to find out what mathematics you should enrol in.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.


Credit transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, visit the University's credit website for more information on applying for credit.


Compulsory program requirements

Requirements for qualification of this award include completion of at least 12 weeks of industrial experience of a nature acceptable to the Faculty Board. Students are encouraged to obtain and to report on a substantial block of this experience at one time but several shorter periods not less than 2 weeks duration will be accepted. Further information on industrial experience is available here.


Professional recognition

Board of Surveying and Spatial Information of NSW

This program is accredited by the Board of Surveying and Spatial Information of NSW and meets the requirements of the Council of Reciprocating Board of Surveyors of Australia and New Zealand.

Land Surveyors Board, Malaysia

This program is accredited and recognised by the Land Surveyors Board, Malaysia.


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

410 units

Program duration

5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 12 years maximum.

International students studying this program on campus are required to enrol full time to comply with their student visa requirements and complete their study in the standard minimum program duration. International students requiring enrolment advice should review the program plan corresponding to the semester and year of commencement and can contact their Program Advisor at ProgramAdvice@newcastle.edu.au

Program requirements

For all combined programs and in accordance with the Combined Degree Principles and Structures Guideline [000967], the core and minimum requirements for each single degree component must be met in each combined program. Consideration is given to overlapping courses and/or content where applicable, but to also ensure that accreditation is not compromised.

In the Bachelor of Surveying (Honours)/Bachelor of Business program students are required to complete 410 units, which is comprised of: 

  • 340 units of core courses - which includes 20 units of mathematics core courses; 20 units of project core courses; and
  • 70 units towards a major. Students may choose either: 
    • The Leadership and Management Major, of which 30 units are compulsory courses and 40 units are directed courses; or
    • The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Major, of which 40 units are compulsory courses and 30 units are directed courses.

Project Core

Students are required to complete a 20 unit capstone project, and can choose either SURV4850 (20 units in one semester) or SURV4850A (10 units, Semester 1) and SURV4850B (10 units, Semester 2). Students who elect to complete SURV4850 require program convenor approval to undertake this option.

 

'Step out' Information

The program has a duration of 5 years full time (or part time equivalent). It is possible for a student to 'step out' with a single degree award only and not complete the combined program they are enrolled in. In order to do this, a student would be required to complete all the single degree requirements for their preferred degree and may be required to complete any omitted courses that are not included in the combined degree.

A student wishing to 'step out' with a single degree from this combined program should contact their Program Convenor or Program Advisor (ProgramAdvice@newcastle.edu.au) for further information.

Mathematics Pathways

Students with a Band 3 or 4 in the NSW HSC course Extension 1 Mathematics OR who have completed NSW HSC Extension 2 Mathematics (or their interstate/international equivalents) are able to complete the higher level MATH1210/MATH1220 Mathematical Discovery 1/Mathematical Discovery 2 course in lieu of MATH1110/MATH1120.

Physics Pathways

Students may choose to undertake PHYS1210 Advanced Physics 1 in lieu of PHYS1205 with program convenor approval. Additionally, students who have completed PHYS1210 who have transferred to a program that requires PHYS1205 can count PHYS1210 in lieu of PHYS1205.

Additional Information: 

  • Students wishing to undertake this program on a part-time basis are advised to contact the program convenor for advice on optimum selection of courses for part-time enrolment.
  • Please note that if you undertake courses that are not in your approved program, you will be liable for additional fees for those courses. This is in addition to the fees associated with your normal program of study.

Program plans

Download a program plan for further details on what you will study. Please refer to the program plan for the year that you commenced or transitioned into this program.

Additional documents


Transition arrangements

Bachelor of Business Transition Information

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Major has been revised and updated for 2020. For students who commenced in this major prior to 2020, please refer to the Transition Arrangements document in the "Additional documents" section for more detailed transition information. 

As programs are regularly reviewed and updated, some students may experience changes to their program of study during the course of their enrolment, which may require transition arrangements.

Students affected by changes to their program are advised to review any documentation contained in the "Additional documents" section in the first instance. Any further questions should be directed to the Program Convenor or Program Advisor (ProgramAdvice@newcastle.edu.au). 


Program structure

Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.

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Core Courses

Complete the following core courses to fulfill the requirements of this program.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
ACFI1001Accounting for Decision Makers
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
ACFI1003Introduction to Finance
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CIVL1100Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
ECON1001Microeconomics for Business Decisions
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
ENGG1002Introduction to Engineering Computations
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENGG1500Introduction to Professional Engineering
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
LEGL1001Foundations of Law
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MKTG1001Foundations of Marketing
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT1001Introduction to Management
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
PHYS1205Fundamentals of Engineering Physics
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
SURV1200Introduction to Surveying
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIVL2040Engineering Probabilities
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIVL2060Numerical Methods
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIVL2310Fluid Mechanics
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENGG2500Sustainable Engineering Practice
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
LEGL2009Survey and Engineering Law
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
SURV2210Engineering Surveying
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
SURV2220Surveying Methods and Equipment
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
SURV2230Surveying Techniques and Computations
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENGG3500Managing Engineering Projects
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
SURV3350Analysis of Observations
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
SURV3510Geodesy 1
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
SURV3610Photogrammetry
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
SURV3650Spatial Data Systems and Remote Sensing
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
SURV3930Land Boundary Definition
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIVL4330Hydrology
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
CIVL4450Water Engineering
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
SURV4110Industrial Surveying
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
SURV4410Astronomy and Satellite Positioning
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
SURV4730Town Planning
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units

Mathematics Core Courses

Choose either MATH1110 and MATH1120; or MATH1210 and MATH1220.

MATH1110 and MATH1120

Complete the following courses to fulfil the requirements of this option.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
MATH1110Mathematics for Engineering, Science and Technology 1
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
MATH1120Mathematics for Engineering, Science and Technology 2
  • Summer 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
MATH1210 and MATH1220

Complete the following courses to fulfil the requirements of this option.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
MATH1210Mathematical Discovery 1
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
MATH1220Mathematical Discovery 2
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units

Project Core Courses

Students choose either SURV4850 (20 units - program convenor approval is required) or SURV4850A (10 units) and SURV4850B (10 units)

Option 1

Complete the following course to fulfil the requirements of this option.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
SURV4850Project
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
20 units
Option 2

Complete the following courses to fulfil the requirements of this option.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
SURV4850AProject - Part A
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units
SURV4850BProject - Part B
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Callaghan)
10 units

Leadership and Management Major

Compulsory Courses

Complete the following compulsory courses to fulfill the requirements of this major.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
MNGT2005Leadership and Ethics
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (UTCC)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT3011Leading Organisational Change
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
MNGT3012Strategic Business Management
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
Directed Courses 1000 Level

Choose 10 units from the following directed courses (recommended course - MNGT1002 Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation)

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
IBUS1000Managing International Business Risk
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
IRHR1002Dynamics of People and Work in Organisations
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LEIS1000Leisure Behaviour and Organisation
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT1002Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
POLI1010Australian Politics and Government
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
Directed Courses 2000 Level

Choose 10 units from the following directed courses.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
MNGT2002Business Venturing
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (UTCC)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
MNGT2006Decision Making under Uncertainty
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
Directed Courses 3000 Level

Choose 20 units from the following directed courses. Note: Students can only count one of BUSN3001, BUSN3002 or BUSN3500 towards the major.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
BUSN3001Project in Business
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
BUSN3002Industry Placement
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
BUSN3500International Work Placement in Business
  • Summer 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT3002Knowledge Management
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
MNGT3008Advanced Innovation Management
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT3009Business Development and Growth
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Major

Compulsory Courses

Complete the following compulsory courses to fulfill the requirements of this major. This major has been revised for 2020. For students who commenced in the major prior to 2020, please refer to the Transition-Arrangement document for detailed transition information.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
MNGT1002Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT2002Business Venturing
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (UTCC)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
MNGT2007Ideation in Enterprise
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT3016Innovation and Entrepreneurial Strategy
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
Directed Courses 2000 Level

Choose 10 units from the following directed courses.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
MNGT2004Managing Innovation
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT2006Decision Making under Uncertainty
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
Directed Courses 3000 Level

Choose 20 units from the following directed courses.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
BUSN3002Industry Placement
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT3002Knowledge Management
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
MNGT3007Social Entrepreneurship
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
MNGT3008Advanced Innovation Management
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT3009Business Development and Growth
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units

Honours

The Bachelor of Surveying (Honours) component of this combined degree program uses the WAM as a measure for determining Honours. Please refer to the Bachelor Honours Policy for further detailed information. 

A Bachelor of Business (Honours) is available as an additional year to meritorious students. Any further questions should be directed to the Program Convenor or Program Advisor (ProgramAdvice@newcastle.edu.au). 


Additional information

Additional Information (Prospective Students)

All students can access free academic skills and support provided by Academic Learning Support through the Pathways and Academic Learning Support Centre.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.


International students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.


Additional support

AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program, contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the Faculty or School to ensure that this happens in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. More information is available online.