Diploma of Surveying RMIT University

4.0 out of 5 from 1 review
Ranked #10 in our University Rankings
Diploma
Melbourne
1 Years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Surveying services rely on the collection, management and presentation of information that relates to surveying, mapping and GIS. This is an integral part of:

local, state and national land management programs
building and construction projects
environmental studies
navigational systems
emergency situations monitoring
You will further your skills by learning to conduct advanced Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) data collection and set-out surveys; create engineering drawings; and perform advanced surveying computations.

There is a focus on geodetic surveying including how to perform geodetic surveying computations. You will also develop industry-specific skills including how to undertake site surveys and set-out procedures for building projects, and develop a subdivision survey design for local government approval.

You will become more experienced with data and be able to manipulate and analyse geographic information system (GIS) data and use complex spreadsheets.

We offer industry exposure through regular seminars with guest speakers and opportunities to take part in simulated spatial science and survey activities at our Yarra Bend field station.
Careers

You may find work in the industry as a:

survey technician
assistant to land surveyors
GIS/GPS operator
computer draftsperson
Work is available in areas...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Diploma of Surveying RMIT University based on 1 review
Rating
4.0
Job prospects
5.0
Teachers
3.0
Course work
4.0
Time worthy
3.0
Money Worthy
3.0



Student Reviews

February 2018
Year completed 2018

The positives are that the course is only 3 days a week with one of those days being a off campus field work day

The negative would be a 3 hour break between 2 of our classes

My advice to future students is: Make sure you have a reliable mode of transport to get to the field day as public transport is very poor getting ...

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