BH117 - Bachelor of Science (Geospatial Science) (Honours)

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Plan: BH117 - Bachelor of Science (Geospatial Science) (Honours)
Campus: City Campus

Learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes Statement

The program is designed for students who wish to become professionals in the field of Geospatial Science. The structure and content of the program were developed with advice from an industry-based program advisory committee.

Over the duration of this program you will develop the ability to:

1.    Knowledge Capability
1.1    Describe the fundamental and applied scientific knowledge that underpins Surveying and Geospatial Science.
1.2    Demonstrate in-depth understanding of the spatial models and mathematical methods used in contemporary practice
1.3    Understand specialist bodies of knowledge in Surveying and Geospatial Science. 
1.4    Understand models of cartographic communication.
1.5    Discern research directions and advances within Surveying and Geospatial Science.

2.    Technical Capability
2.1    Apply standard and advanced techniques to solve a range of measurement and data management problems.
2.2    Proficiently perform spatial computations in two and three dimensions.
2.3    Be proficient in the recording, storage, management and reporting of spatial information.
2.4    Use cartographic design skills for the visualisation and representation of information.

3.    Critical Analysis and Problem Solving
3.1    Design and implement creative solutions to complex problems.
3.2    Interpret and critically analyse results and make informed judgments on the appropriateness of solutions.
3.3    Apply critical and analytical skills in a scientific and professional manner.

4.    Communication Skills
4.1    Communicate effectively by means of oral, written and graphical presentations to peers and a wider audience.

5.    Personal and Professional Awareness
5.1    Appreciate the environmental, social, legal and international aspects of actions and decisions in Surveying and Geospatial Science.
5.2    Demonstrate a clear understanding of professional expectations and ethical requirements.
5.3    Develop an understanding of the regulatory framework and the general professional environment graduates will encounter, including a commitment to continuing professional development and life-long learning.

6.    Independent and Integrated Practice
6.1    Be self-motivated and personally responsible for your actions and learning
6.2    Work with others and contribute in a constructive manner to group and team activities.
6.3    Professionally manage and use information.

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