MC058 - Master of Applied Science (Geospatial Information)

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RMIT program code: MC058
Plan name: Master of Applied Science (Geospatial Information)
Plan code: MC058
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 023208E

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2018 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

Year One of Program
ANDYear Two of Program

Important:This program has been discontinued and is not open to new applicants.

Total number of Credit Points needed to complete this master's degree program is 144 credit points or 12 courses equivalent.

Credit Transfer

At RMIT you canapply for creditso your previous learning or experience counts toward your RMIT program. If you are eligible for credit transfer or advanced standing please complete Credit transfer and higher education recognition of prior learning application form.

Recognitionof Prior Learning (RPL)

If you are seeking to claim RPL based on your work and professional development program offered by your employer (as well as previous formal study that is more than 10 years old) then there is an additional form (Higher Education application for recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment document).

Lodge the relevant Credit Transfer/RPL form(s) on the RMIT Connect Student PortalAs Soon As Possible along with all your supporting documents, e.g. transcript, resume, reference letters etc.

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Year One of Program

Research Methods is a compulsorycourse or pre-requisite that must be successfully completed before attempting Dissertation.

Please enrol in one of the following research method courses listed below:

- OENG1120 Research Methods in Engineering
- BIOL1070 Research Methods

Note: One of thecourses listed above makes up for the second course required to be completedin the tablebelow where two courses are required to be completed.

Complete the following Two (2) Courses:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
GIS Fundamentals12GEOM1159City Campus15591560
Select and Complete Six (6) Courses from:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Remote Sensing12GEOM2128City Campus1869
Resource Management12ENVI1096City Campus1493
GIS Applications12YesGEOM1167City Campus1581
GIS Principles12YesGEOM1163City Campus1561
Satellite Positioning12GEOM2066City Campus1563
Cartography and Visualisation12GEOM2069City Campus1564
Spatial Information Science Analytics12YesGEOM2133City Campus1870
Human Geography12HUSO2150City Campus1800
Distributed Mapping12GEOM2142City Campus1780
Introduction to Statistical Computing12MATH1322City Campus2482
Introduction to Statistics12YesMATH1324City Campus25382488
Database Concepts12YesISYS1055City Campus26282590

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Year Two of Program

Select and Complete Forty Eight (48) Credit Points from:
Course TitleCredit PointsPrereqs/ CoreqsCourse CodeCampusSemester 1 ClassSemester 2 Class
Dissertation48YesGEOM2072City Campus15981630
Dissertation Part A (Preparation)24YesGEOM2073City Campus16521632
Dissertation Part B (Implementation)24YesGEOM2074City Campus17271682

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College of Science, Engineering and Health

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Academic Services Centre - Melbourne City Campus
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124 La Trobe Street Melbourne 3000

Tel: +61 3 9925 2621


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