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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2021 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:
 

The university's policy and procedures can be found at:

Weighted average mark (WAM).

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

- Total number of credit points needed to complete this bachelor's degree is 384 credit points or 32 courses equivalent. 

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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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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 RMIT Connect Student Portal as soon as possible along with all your supporting documents, e.g. transcript, resume, reference letters etc. to ensure you can enrol the correct courses for the semester. 

Note: Non-compliance to the Enroment Program Structure (EPS) can result in delay of graduation and/or need to take additional courses.

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To graduate you must complete the following:

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Year One of Program

  • Students are advised that MATH2163 is offered as a Summer course as well as in Semester 1.
  • You are only to enrol in ONPS2334 in semester 1.  The semester 2 version of this course is not designed for BH101GS students.  If you enrol in it you will be instructed to withdraw.
  • Year 1 students are only to enrol in GEOM1033 in semester 2.  Do not enrol in GEOM1033 in Semester 1

 

The recommended enrolment sequence is -

Semester 1:

ENVI1146 The Changing Environment

ONPS2334 Scientific Skills and Communication(*)

GEOM2088 Introduction to Surveying

MATH2163 Mathematics for Surveying and Geomatics A

Semester 2:

GEOM2083 Applied Geospatial Techniques

GEOM2089 Plane Surveying and Computations

GEOM2077 Cartography 1

GEOM1033 Spatial Information Science Fundamentals

 

ENVI1146 will be available during Semester 1 2021. 

You may need to submit an Enrolment Variation Form to enrol into ENVI1146. Please lodge an RMIT Connect query before the start of the semester if you need to submit a form, or if you have other questions regarding your enrolment.

Mid-year entry and part-time students can seek enrolment advice by lodging a new RMIT Connect query.

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 3231
Mathematics for Surveying and Geomatics A 12 Yes MATH2163 City Campus 2424
Scientific Skills and Communication 12 ONPS2334 City Campus 3252 3265
Introduction to Surveying 12 GEOM2088 City Campus 3242
Applied Geospatial Techniques 12 Yes GEOM2083 City Campus 3232
Spatial Information Science Fundamentals 12 GEOM1033 City Campus 3231 3223
Plane Surveying and Computations 12 Yes GEOM2089 City Campus 3233
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

The recommended enrolment sequence is -

Semester 1:

GEOM2079 Cartography 2 

GEOM2162 Statistics & Measurement Analysis

One (1) course from the Geospatial Option Courses

One (1) University Elective

Semester 2:

GEOM2139 GPS Mapping

GEOM1044 Spatial Information Science Principles

ONPS1664 Science Mentored Research Placement 1

GEOM2159 Geospatial Programming 

 

You may need to submit an Enrolment Variation Form to enrol into ENVI1146. Please lodge an RMIT Connect query before the start of the semester if you need to submit a form, or if you have other questions regarding your enrolment.

Mid-year entry and part-time students can seek enrolment advice by lodging a new RMIT Connect query.

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 3240
Science Mentored Research Placement 1 12 Yes ONPS1664 City Campus 2506
Spatial Information Science Principles 12 Yes GEOM1044 City Campus 3224
Geospatial Programming 12 Yes GEOM2159 City Campus 3261
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

The recommended enrolment sequence is -

Semester 1:

GEOM1057 Spatial Information Science Analytics

ONPS1665 Science Mentored Research Placement 2

Two (2) courses from the Geospaital Option Courses

Semester 2:

ONPS2186 Science Project

ENVI1225 The Professional Scientist

Two (2) courses from the Geospatial Option Courses

 

Please note: You will need to take ENVI1225 The Professional Scientist, NOT ONPS2335 The Professional Scientist.

You may need to submit an Enrolment Variation Form to enrol into ENVI1225. Please lodge an RMIT Connect query before the start of the semester if you need to submit a form, or if you have other questions regarding your enrolment.

Mid-year entry and part-time students are also encouraged to seek enrolment advice by lodging a new RMIT Connect query.

 

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 2537
Spatial Information Science Analytics 12 Yes GEOM1057 City Campus 3232
The Professional Scientist 12 Yes ONPS2335 City Campus 3253
Science Project 1 12 Yes ONPS2186 City Campus 3353 3383
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

Preferred enrolment structure - standard full time

Semester 1

ONPS2313 Science Honours 1

ONPS2412 Physical Science Research Methods

ONPS2663 Science Honours Project 1 (24cp)

Semester 2

ONPS2314 Science Honours 2

ONPS2452 Science Honours Project 2

ONPS2454 Science Honours Project 3

ONPS2456 Science Honours Project 4

Mid-year entry and part-time students can seek enrolment advice by lodging a new RMIT Connect query.

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 3248
Science Honours Research Methods 12 Yes ONPS2412 City Campus 3329 3357
Science Honours Project 1 24 Yes ONPS2663 City Campus 3291 (BIOL)
3292 (BIOT)
3293 (CHEM)
3294 (ENVI)
3295 (FOOD)
3296 (PHYS)
3297 (ANAT)
3298 (GEOM)
3319 (BIOL)
3320 (BIOT)
3321 (CHEM)
3322 (ENVI)
3323 (FOOD)
3324 (PHYS)
3325 (ANAT)
3326 (GEOM)
Science Honours Project 2 12 Yes ONPS2452 City Campus 3299 (BIOL)
3300 (BIOT)
3301 (CHEM)
3302 (ENVI)
3303 (FOOD)
3304 (PHYS)
3305 (MAST)
3306 (COMP)
3307 (ANAT)
3308 (GEOM)
3327 (BIOL)
3328 (BIOT)
3329 (CHEM)
3330 (ENVI)
3331 (FOOD)
3332 (PHYS)
3333 (MAST)
3334 (COMP)
3335 (ANAT)
3336 (GEOM)
Science Honours Project 3 12 Yes ONPS2454 City Campus 3309 (BIOL)
3310 (BIOT)
3311 (CHEM)
3312 (ENVI)
3313 (FOOD)
3314 (PHYS)
3315 (COMP)
3316 (ANAT)
3317 (GEOM)
3337 (BIOL)
3338 (BIOT)
3339 (CHEM)
3340 (ENVI)
3341 (FOOD)
3342 (PHYS)
3343 (COMP)
3344 (ANAT)
3345 (GEOM)
Science Honours Project 4 12 Yes ONPS2456 City Campus 3318 (BIOL)
3319 (BIOT)
3320 (CHEM)
3321 (ENVI)
3322 (FOOD)
3323 (PHYS)
3324 (COMP)
3325 (ANAT)
3326 (GEOM)
3346 (BIOL)
3347 (BIOT)
3348 (CHEM)
3349 (ENVI)
3350 (FOOD)
3351 (PHYS)
3352 (COMP)
3353 (ANAT)
3354 (GEOM)
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 1043 1035
Planning and Environmental Regulation 12 ARCH1059 City Campus 1939 (FF)
Property Economics 12 BUIL1149 City Campus 1406 1409
Introduction to Programming 12 Yes COSC1519 City Campus 2349 2325
Web Programming 12 Yes COSC2413 City Campus 2337
Environmental Sustainability 12 ENVI1192 City Campus 3220
Environmental Processes and Change 12 ENVI1211 City Campus 2797 (FF)
Sustainable Futures 12 ENVI1153 City Campus 1984 (FF)
GPS Mapping 12 Yes GEOM2139 City Campus 3259
Professional Practice 12 Yes GEOM2116 City Campus 3239
Land Development 12 GEOM2075 City Campus 3238
Human Geography 12 HUSO1104 City Campus 3263
Alternative Dispute Resolution 12 HWSS1144 City Campus 2090 (FF)
Digital Business Design and Innovation 12 ISYS1051 City Campus 1230 1101
Civil Obligations 12 Yes JUST2315 City Campus 2077 (FF)
Mathematics and Statistics 12 Yes MATH2123 City Campus 2421 2397
Mathematics for Surveying and Geomatics B 12 Yes MATH2164 City Campus 2425
Physics of Satellite Measurement 12 Yes PHYS2088 City Campus 2538
 

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