Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Spatial Science is the science of the collection and analysis of geospatial data. In this subject, students will be introduced to a number of techniques that are applicable across a range of disciplines. Topics include an introduction to basic surveying principles, coordinate systems, global navigation satellite systems, remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKatherine Legge

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKatherine Legge

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Field Trip Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours field trip per week from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours directed reading per week from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.


Assessment elementComments%
1 x 2 hour written examination25
1 x numerical calculation assignment (equivalent to 600 words)15
1 x written assignment (equivalent to 1200 words)30
3 x practical reports based on practical sessions completed30