Surveying and Site Investigations

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Surveying and Site Investigations

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Engineering Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites


  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Many disciplines involved in construction have a requirement for appropriate, timely and reliable spatial information within a broad engineering construction context. Construction focused Engineering Surveying is a core activity through many sectors of the engineering construction process. This unit encourages students to work as part of a small team to perform a field survey using modern survey total station equipment to locate data for surface modelling and pre-construction site plans.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.