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undergraduate

Degree

Bachelor of Surveying (Honours)

Course code: #40372

undergraduate

Degree

Bachelor of Surveying (Honours)

Quick facts

  • Annual tuition (2022)

    $40,505 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    64.9 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    111381C

Highlights
Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Options
Practical Experience

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 31-January-2023 2023-01-31
Winter-July 30-June-2023 2023-06-30
Fall-February 31-January-2024 2024-01-31
Winter-July 30-June-2024 2024-06-30

Overview

Bachelor of Surveying (Honours)

You might be involved in the preparation for the building of a new tunnel or work with local government, mapping flood areas and contributing to disaster preparedness.

Surveyors specialising in the measurement, management, analysis and display of spatial information describing the Earth and its physical features. 

In this program at The University of Newcastle, you'll learn to work on the local and global scale, on projects as diverse as the planning of local facilities, to the prediction of earthquakes and mapping of the ocean floor.

Build critical surveying, technical and engineering skills by studying courses in:

  • modern surveying techniques and computations
  • cadastral surveying
  • geodesy
  • industrial surveying
  • photogrammetry and laser scanning
  • satellite positioning
  • spatial data systems and remote sensing
  • legal systems and processes for land management
  • town planning
  • hydrology and water engineering

 

Gain invaluable practical experience through your industry placement.

Become job-ready through professional practice courses. 

You'll learn to tackle ‘wicked problems’ and develop essential workplace skills in finance, project management, sustainability, communication and entrepreneurism.

 

Practical work experience

All University of Newcastle engineering students has the opportunity to complete 12 weeks of industrial experience during their degree. 

Through your work placement, you’ll build important professional networks and put your learning into practice.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$48,405

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,148
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,900
Tuition 1 person $40,505

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic transcript
  • Completion certificate
  • Evidence of English proficiency
  • Passport biometric page
  • For programs requiring work experience, a curriculum vitae (CV)/resume and/or letters of work experience are recommended.

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

60
12
listening
21
writing
18
speaking
13
reading

PTE

50
54
listening
54
writing
54
speaking
54
reading

Cambridge

169
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

English language skills test equivalence:  IELTS 6

TOEFL IBT: 60-78 with a Writing score of 21-23, Speaking 18-19, Reading 13-18, and Listening 12-19

PTE: 50-57 with all bands 54

Cambridge: 169 -175  with all bands 169

The University of Newcastle offers a wide range of intensive English language programs to help students achieve their goal of studying at the University of Newcastle.

Course NameDurationEntry RequirementsLead to
English Language Bridging - Elementary10 weeksIELTS 4.0Intermediate
English Language Bridging - Intermediate10 weeksIELTS 5.0Upper-Intermediate
English Language Bridging - Upper-Intermediate10 weeksIELTS 5.5Advanced English 
Advanced (EAP)10 weeksIELTS 6.0Undergraduate & Postgraduate Coursework Program

Students with an offer for Undergraduate programs may enter Upper Intermediate English with an IELTS score of 5.0Upper-Intermediate

Students with an offer for Undergraduate programs may enter this course with an IELTS score of 5.5.


Academic background and requirement

Assumed Knowledge:

  • Mathematics (Band 5) or HSC Mathematics Extension 1 (Band E1 or above) or equivalent.
  • Study of one science-related subject would also be an advantage.

Applicants who have achieved less than Mathematics Band 5 or have not completed a science-related subject may be admitted to the program but may need additional study and/or assistance to successfully complete the requirements of the program.

 

Recommended Studies:

  • HSC Mathematics Extension 1 (Band E1 or above).

 

Compulsory Program Requirements:

Industrial Experience is a compulsory requirement of the program. 

It includes 4 weeks undertaken as part of your in-program WIL experience (ENGG3000) and an additional 8 weeks (totalling 12 weeks).

Students are encouraged to obtain and report on a substantial block of this experience at one time, but several shorter periods, of not less than 2 weeks duration, will be accepted.

 

Entry requirements:

Admission to 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. 

 

GPA:

China:

China (Peoples’ Republic) National Entrance Examination (Gaokao): 487    out of 750   (64.9%)

 

India:

  • All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE): 13
  • Indian School Certificate (CISCE): 83
  • Board of Intermediate Education Andhra Pradesh - Intermediate Public Examination: 80
  • Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board - Higher Secondary Certificate Examination: 80
  • Government of Karnataka Department of Pre-University Education - Second Year PreUniversity Examination: 80

 

Canada:

  • Ontario Secondary School Canada: 77

 

Foundation Studies

The University of Newcastle College of International Education Foundation Studies Program can be completed in either two or three trimesters and is designed to prepare international students for university study, both academically and socially. 

Career opportunities

  • Registered land surveyor
  • Engineering surveyor
  • Mining surveyor
  • Hydrographic surveyor
  • Town planner
  • Geospatial Specialist
  • Geodesist
  • Photogrammetrist
  • Geographic information systems specialist

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