Spatial Systems Major

Bachelor of Design

Spatial Systems is the study of the science and technology of 3D measurement, mapping and visualisation.

The Spatial Systems major Handbook entry stipulates the complete requirements for the Spatial Systems major.

Always use the University Handbook as your primary course planning tool.

Commencing 2017

Semester 1 Intake (Maths Methods 3+4)

Year 1
Semester 1

Calculus 1 OR Calculus 2

Mapping Environments

Elective

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 2

Linear Algebra

Elective

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

Applications of GIS

Engineering Computation

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

Surveying and Mapping

Database Systems

Elective

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 1

Engineering Risk Analysis

Imaging the Environment

Elective

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 2

Land Admin Systems

Capstone: Integrated Spatial Systems

Elective

Breadth/Elective

  Subject Leading to a Major   Major subject   Elective subject   Breadth subject

Note:

  • Mathematical knowledge equivalent to a study score of at least 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 is required to undertake this major.
  • Students in this major require 25 points of first-year maths. This course plan reflects entry with a study score of at least 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods 3/4. Students with a study score of at least 25 in VCE Specialist Mathematics 3/4 (or equivalent) are not required to complete Calculus 1 and will instead enrol in Calculus 2. Students with a study score of 30 or more in VCE Specialist Mathematics 3/4 (or equivalent) may not enrol in Calculus 1 for credit.
  • This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.

Semester 1 Intake (Maths Methods 1+2)

Year 1
Semester 1

Introduction to Mathematics

Mapping Environments

Elective

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 2

Linear Algebra

Calculus 1

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

Applications of GIS

Engineering Computation

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

Surveying and Mapping

Database Systems

Elective

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 1

Engineering Risk Analysis

Imaging the Environment

Elective

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 2

Land Admin Systems

Capstone: Integrated Spatial Systems

Elective

Breadth/Elective

  Subject Leading to a Major   Major subject   Elective subject   Breadth subject

Note:

  • Mathematical knowledge equivalent to a study score of at least 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 is required to undertake this major.
  • Students in this major require 25 points of first-year maths. This course plan reflects entry with a study score of at least 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods 3/4. Students with a study score of at least 25 in VCE Specialist Mathematics 3/4 (or equivalent) are not required to complete Calculus 1. Students with a study score of 30 or more in VCE Specialist Mathematics 3/4 (or equivalent) may not enrol in Calculus 1 for credit.
  • This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.

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