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Area/Catalogue
GEOE 5007

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105358

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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 the theoretical and practical aspects of cadastral surveying and to also explore land boundary anomalies and investigation methods for their resolution.

Course content

Searching survey and title records. Boundary surveying principles and techniques. Survey computations and data management. Survey investigation. Plan preparation, lodgement and examination. Natural boundaries. Identification surveys. Status of roads. Audit surveys. Boundary evidence and ambiguity. Old system land. Rural surveys and historical marking practices.

Textbook(s)

Ticehurst, F (ed.) 2007, Hallmann's Legal Aspects of Boundary Surveying as Apply in New South Wales , 2nd edition, release 6, The Institution of Surveyors NSW, New South Wales

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
GEOE 5011 Cadastral Concepts and Land Administration
GEOE 5010 Geodetic Surveying

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 12 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 12 weeks
Field Placement (Field camp) 3 days x N/A

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
Review 1500 words 35% N/A
Report 1500 words plus plans 40% N/A
Test N/A 25% 1 hour

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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