BH101 - Bachelor of Science (Dean's Scholar)(Honours)

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RMIT program code: BH101
Plan name: Bachelor of Science (Dean's Scholar, Geospatial Science) (Honours)
Plan code: BH101GS
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 097610E

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2022 Enrolment Program Structure

Please note that some courses listed in this structure will have their course marks count toward your program's weighted average mark. Your weighted average mark will determine the honours level of your award once you have completed the program. If a course counts toward your weighted average mark, that fact will be stated in its course guide. In Enrolment Online, after you completed your course enrolment, you will be notified which of the enrolled courses will count toward the weighted average mark.

   Year One of Program
 
AND   Year Two of Program
 
AND   Year Three of Program
 
AND   Year Four of Program
 
AND   Geospatial Options:
 

 

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VERY IMPORTANT 

Some changes were made to the BH101GS program structure in 2020. Please refer to the program transition plan section of the handbook for more information. 

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VERY IMPORTANT ADMINISTRATIVE ESSENTIALS:

Induction and Orientation Essentials

Before starting your courses in your program, we strongly advise you to complete following induction modules:

These skills are essential.

 

 

Study Load

 

Full-time study load is 48 credit points or Four (4) courses equivalent each semester.

Part-time study load is 24 credit points or Two (2) course equivalent each semester.

 

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

At RMIT you can apply for credit so your previous learning or experience counts toward your RMIT program.

  • Lodge the relevant credit/RPL form(s) on the with all your supporting documents, to ensure you can enrol the correct courses for the semester. 
  • Where possible please apply for credit at the beginning of your program, this ensures correct study plan advice.

 

Pre/Co Requisites

Please ensure that you have met necessary prerequisites by checking course guides - click YES in the Preqs/Coreqs column.

You are required to successfully complete relevant prerequisites in the program in order to progress to the next stage of your studies.

 

Important Student Information:

  • All core course requirements of the program including electives must be completed.
  • You must repeat any failed core course/s at the earliest opportunity.
  • Not all courses listed are available each semester.
  • Ensure that all enrolment activities adhere to the relevant census dates.
  • Refer to the Course Guides for further course specific information.
  • The university's policy and procedures can be found at: Weighted average mark (WAM).
  • For some programs/courses, students are expected to attend lab sessions See the timetable for more information.
  • Non-compliance to the Enrolment Program Structure (EPS) can result in delay of graduation and/or need to take additional courses. 
  • If you have any questions/concerns, please submit your query via Student Management Portal (SMP).
  • Please Note: Some Linked information can only be accessed if you are logged into your RMIT student account.

Further information regarding your program structure can be found by accessing the  Program Guide

 

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Year One of Program

This program is no longer available to new students.

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Cartography 1 12 GEOM2077 City Campus 3080
Mathematics for Surveying and Geomatics A 12 Yes MATH2163 City Campus 3196
Scientific Skills and Communication 12 ONPS2334 City Campus 3187
Introduction to Surveying 12 GEOM2088 City Campus 1397
Applied Geospatial Techniques 12 Yes GEOM2083 City Campus 1402
Spatial Information Science Fundamentals 12 Yes GEOM1033 City Campus 2548
Plane Surveying and Computations 12 Yes GEOM2089 City Campus 1413
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

The recommended enrolment sequence for Year 2 is as follows:

Semester 1

  • GEOM2079  Cartography 2
  • Plus one Geospatial Option
  • University Elective

Note:  Please enrol in the following course in Semester 1 GEOM2162  Statistics Measurement Analys  (use class search functionality  - Class Number 1398)

 

Semester 2 

ONPS1664  Science Mentored Research Placement 1

GEOM2084  Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry

GEOM1044  Spatial Information Science Principles

GEOM2159  Geospatial Programming

 

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Cartography 2 12 Yes GEOM2079 City Campus 1320
Science Mentored Research Placement 1 12 Yes ONPS1664 City Campus 1419
Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry 12 Yes GEOM2084 City Campus 2550
Spatial Information Science Principles 12 Yes GEOM1044 City Campus 1391
Geospatial Programming 12 Yes GEOM2159 City Campus 1422
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from Geospatial Option List: Please refer to the list of Geospatial Option Courses at the end of this program structure document

AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

Recommended enrolment for Semester 2

ONPS2186 Science Project 1

Plus three courses from Geospatial Option List.

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Science Mentored Research Placement 2 12 Yes ONPS1665 City Campus 3202
Advanced Imaging Technology 12 Yes GEOM2086 City Campus 2636
Spatial Information Science Analytics 12 Yes GEOM1057 City Campus 1342
The Professional Scientist 12 Yes ONPS2335 City Campus 3206
Science Project 1 12 Yes ONPS2186 City Campus 3203 3151
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from Geospatial Option List: Please refer to the list of Geospatial Option Courses at the end of this program structure document

 
AND

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Year Four of Program

Recommended enrolment for core courses in Semester 1

  • GEOM2138  Advanced Spatial Information Science
  • ONPS2412  Science Honours Research Methods
  • ONP2663  Science Honours Project 1

 

Recommended enrolment for core courses in Semester 1

  • ONPS2452 Science Honours Project 2
  • ONPS2454  Science Honours Project 3
  • ONPS2456  Science Honours Project 4

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advanced Spatial Information Science 12 Yes GEOM2138 City Campus 1383
Science Honours Research Methods 12 Yes ONPS2412 City Campus 3214 3162
Science Honours Project 1 24 Yes ONPS2663 City Campus 3210 3158
Science Honours Project 2 12 Yes ONPS2452 City Campus 3211 3159
Science Honours Project 3 12 Yes ONPS2454 City Campus 3212 3160
Science Honours Project 4 12 Yes ONPS2456 City Campus 3213 3161
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 
AND

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Geospatial Options:

List of Geospatial Option Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Accounting in Organisations and Society 12 Yes ACCT1046 City Campus 1631 1762
Planning and Environmental Regulation 12 ARCH1059 City Campus 2402 (FF)
Property Economics 12 BUIL1149 City Campus 1276 1250
Introduction to Programming 12 Yes COSC1519 City Campus 1102 1125
Web Programming 12 Yes COSC2413 City Campus 1151
Environmental Processes and Change 12 ENVI1211 City Campus 2412 (FF)
Sustainable Futures 12 ENVI1153 City Campus 2411 (FF)
GPS Mapping 12 Yes GEOM2139 City Campus 1384
Professional Practice 12 Yes GEOM2116 City Campus 1410
Human Geography 12 HUSO1104 City Campus 3082
Alternative Dispute Resolution 12 HWSS1144 City Campus 2098 (FF)
Digital Business Design and Innovation 12 ISYS1051 City Campus 1734 1710
Civil Obligations 12 Yes JUST2315 City Campus 2028 (FF)
Mathematics and Statistics 12 Yes MATH2123 City Campus 3194
Mathematics for Surveying and Geomatics B 12 Yes MATH2164 City Campus 1349
Physics of Satellite Measurement 12 Yes PHYS2088 City Campus 1443
 

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