MC265 - Master of Geospatial Science

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Plan: MC265 - Master of Geospatial Science
Campus: City Campus

Learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes Statement

The Master of Geospatial Science degree will provide you with experiences in applying scientific principles in geospatial science and professional practice, as well as the formulation and testing of research methods. Graduates will have a sound scientific knowledge as a foundation for a professional career in their field and as a basis for life-long learning in a changing global market shaped by economic, cultural, environmental and regulatory forces. The Master of Geospatial Science program will provide opportunities for you to graduate with the following learning outcomes (AQF Level 9):

1 Knowledge Capability

1.1 Describe the fundamental and applied scientific knowledge that underpins the geospatial sciences.

1.2 Demonstrate in-depth understanding of the spatial models and mathematical methods used in contemporary practice.

1.3 Identify and elaborate specialist bodies of knowledge in the geospatial sciences.

1.4 Discern research directions and advances within 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 computations in two and three dimensions.

2.3 Be proficient in the recording, storage, management, representation and reporting of spatial 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 the geospatial sciences.

5.2 Demonstrate a clear understanding of professional expectations and ethical requirements.

6 Independent and Integrated Practice

6.1 Be self-motivated and personally responsible for your actions and learning.

6.2 Professionally manage and use spatial information.

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