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Spatial Information - 8714

Program Summary

   
 
Contact: http://www.bees.unsw.edu.au/
 
 
Campus: Kensington Campus
 
 
Career: Postgraduate
 
 
Typical Duration: 1 Years
 
 
Typical UOC Per Semester: 24
 
 
Min UOC Per Semester: 6
 
 
Max UOC Per Semester: 24
 
 
Min UOC For Award: 48
 
 
Award(s):
 
 
Master of Science And Technology (Specialisation)
 
  

Program Description

This is a Master of Science and Technology program with emphasis on Spatial Information.

Entry Qualifications

Four year degree of appropriate standing.

Program Objectives and Graduate Attributes

Please contact the School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences for information.

Program Structure

Candidates are required to complete a program totalling 48 UOC comprising 24 UOC from List 1 and 24 UOC from List 2 (which may include a 12 UOC project). The program normally comprises one year of full-time study or two years of part-time study. Courses may be delivered in normal semester mode or as short courses. List 1 courses not offered in a particular year may be substituted by an approved equivalent course. Elective courses other than those listed below may be taken with the approval of the Program Authority.

List 1 Courses - 24 UOC

List 2 Courses - 24 UOC

Academic Rules

The degree of Master of Science and Technology by formal coursework may be awarded by the Council to a candidate who has satisfactorily completed a program of advanced study.

Qualifications:
  1. (1) A candidate for the degree shall:
  2. (a) have been awarded an appropriate degree of Bachelor of four full-time years duration (or the part-time equivalent) from the University of New South Wales or a qualification considered equivalent from another university or tertiary institution at a level acceptable to the Postgraduate Coursework Education Committee of the Faculty (hereinafter referred to as the Committee), or
  3. (b)(i) have been awarded an appropriate degree of Bachelor of three full-time years duration (or the part-time equivalent) from the University of New South Wales or a qualification considered equivalent from another university or tertiary institution at a level acceptable to the Committee and
  4. (ii) have undertaken appropriate postgraduate studies of a full-time year's duration (or the part-time equivalent) at the University of New South Wales or studies considered equivalent from another university or tertiary institution at a level acceptable to the Committee.
  5. (2) An applicant who submits evidence of such other academic or professional attainments as may be approved by the Committee may be permitted to enrol for the degree.
  6. (3) If the Committee is not satisfied with the qualifications submitted by an applicant the Committee may require the applicant to undergo such assessment or carry out such work as the Committee may prescribe, before permitting enrolment.

Enrolment and Progression:
  1. (1) An application to enrol as a candidate for the degree shall be made on the prescribed form which shall be lodged with the Registrar at least two calendar months before the commencement of the session in which enrolment is to begin.
  2. (2) A candidate for the degree shall be required to undertake such formal courses including the submission of a report on a project, and pass such assessment as prescribed. The project shall be under the supervision of an academic staff member and shall be assessed by two examiners (for a major project).
  3. (3) The progress of a candidate shall be reviewed at least once a year by the Committee and as a result of its review the Committee may cancel enrolment or take such other action as it considers appropriate.
  4. (4) No candidate shall be awarded the degree until the lapse of two academic sessions from the date of enrolment in the case of a full-time candidate and four sessions in the case of a part-time candidate. The maximum period of candidature shall be four academic sessions from the date of enrolment for a full-time candidate, eight sessions for a part-time candidate, and ten sessions for an external candidate. In special cases an extension of these times may be granted by the Committee.

Fees

For information regarding fees for UNSW programs, please refer to the following website:  https://my.unsw.edu.au/student/fees/FeesMainPage.html


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© The University of New South Wales (CRICOS Provider No.: 00098G), 2004-2011. The information contained in this Handbook is indicative only. While every effort is made to keep this information up-to-date, the University reserves the right to discontinue or vary arrangements, programs and courses at any time without notice and at its discretion. While the University will try to avoid or minimise any inconvenience, changes may also be made to programs, courses and staff after enrolment. The University may also set limits on the number of students in a course.