Spatial Systems

Bachelor of Environments

Spatial Systems is the study of the science and technology of 3D measurement, mapping and visualisation, also known as geomatics. It is concerned with capturing, analysing, managing and presenting spatial information.

Course Plans

The Spatial Systems Handbook entry stipulates the complete requirements for the Geomatics major.
Always use the University Handbook as your primary course planning tool.

Commenced 2016

Sample course plan for students commencing in Semester 1

Year 1
Semester 1

ENVS10012 Changing Melbourne

Level 1 Environments elective (Mapping Environments Recommended)

MAST10005
Calculus 2

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 2

Level 1 Environments elective

Level 1 Environments elective

MAST10007 Linear Algebra

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

GEOM20013 Applications of GIS

COMP20005 Engineering Computation

Environments Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

GEOM20015 Surveying and Mapping

INFO20003 Database Systems

Environments Elective

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 1

CVEN30008 Engineering
Risk Analysis

GEOM30009 Imaging the Environment

Environments Elective

Breadth OR
Environments Elective

Year 3
Semester 2

GEOM30012 Integrated Spatial Systems

(capstone)

GEOM30013 Land Administration Systems

Environments Elective

Breadth OR
Environments Elective

  First-year subjects   Enabling subjects   Major subjects   Elective subjects   Breadth subjects   Free points


Environments Electives

Environments electives are subjects approved as Environments discipline subjects in the Bachelor of Environments. The full list of Environments electives is available here.

Breadth

Students should refer to the Bachelor of Environments Handbook entry for details of breadth requirements and to access a complete listing of available breadth subjects.

Breadth restrictions in the Spatial Systems major

Students undertaking the Spatial Systems major are not permitted to take as breadth:

  • any Civil Engineering subjects
  • any Computer Science subjects
  • any Engineering subjects
  • any Geomatics subjects
  • any Informatics subjects
  • any Mathematics and Statistics subjects - with the exception of MAST10006 Calculus 2 and MAST10027 Linear Algebra (and any required prerequisites for these subjects such as MAST10005 Calculus 1 and MAST10012 Introduction to Mathematics)
  • any Physics subjects
  • any Science Informatics subjects

Refer to the Spatial Systems Handbook entry for full details.

Further Study

Students who complete the Bachelor of Environments with a major in Geomatics are eligible to apply for the two-year professional Master of Engineering (Spatial).