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Area/Catalogue
GEOE 5006

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105357

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA STEM

Course aim

To explore specific survey specialisation techniques associated with engineering surveying, mining surveying and hydrographic surveying.

Course content

Construction surveying principles. Control establishment, maintenance and transfer. As-built and movement monitoring surveys. BIM and Digital Twins. Subsurface Utility Information. Open cut and underground mining overview. Legislative requirements for mine surveying practice. Survey control establishment and transfer. Underground set out and tunnelling. Subsidence monitoring. Volume determinations. Introduction to hydrographic surveying. Tide analysis. Nautical charts and datums. International hydrographic surveying standards. Sonar systems, depth measurement and sea floor mapping techniques. Hydrographic survey planning.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
GEOE 3018 Surveying Processes

GEOE 5006 is to be studied alongside GEOE 3018. If both courses are not studied concurrently, then GEOE 3018 is to be completed prior to studying GEOE 5006.

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
GEOE 3018 Surveying Processes

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Assignment 1500 words 30% N/A
Report 1500 words + plan(s) (group) & 500 words (individ) 40% N/A
Assignment 1500 words 30% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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