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Surveying and Built Environment degrees

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As a UniSQ Surveying student you will use modern satellite based Global Positioning Systems and computer mapping technologies.

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We are the only university in Queensland offering online planning and surveying qualifications.

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Online students benefit from our Remote Access Laboratory (RAL) system providing you with off-site access to practical and laboratory experiments.

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Rated 5/5 stars for graduate starting salary (Good Universities Guide 2024).

Build your dream career

Become a leader in construction within the built environment, design geographic information systems like Google Maps, or hone your skills in 3D mapping in urban and regional planning.

Surveyors

Global progression depends on the skills of future surveyors and allied professions.

Surveyors use state-of-the-art technology to understand the land and plan for future development.

Explore UniSQ's Surveying and Built Environment degrees

Contribute to the creation of the man-made environment and utilise new technologies

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Why studying Surveying and Built Environment at UniSQ?

Surveying and Built Environment at UniSQ involves the study of construction within the built environment, design of geographic information systems such as Google Maps, and skills in 3D mapping in urban and regional planning. Surveyors use state-of-the-art technology to understand the land and plan for future development.

UniSQ's industry-aligned curriculum ensures graduates are well-prepared to tackle the challenges of a rapidly evolving built environment, including sustainable urban development, spatial data analysis, and modern surveying technologies. With access to cutting-edge laboratories, industry partnerships, and experienced faculty, UniSQ offers a supportive learning environment that fosters critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration.

What specialisations are available within a surveying degrees?

The surveying or building surveyor courses available to study will vary depending on the education provider you choose. 

At UniSQ you can study built environment and surveying field across a diverse range of specialisations, including:

Urban and Regional Planning How does UniSQ support practical experience in our surveying courses?
Through fieldwork, site visits, and industry partnerships, students are given many opportunities to translate classroom theories into tangible surveying practices. UniSQ’s advanced simulation labs offer controlled hands-on training with modern equipment, refining skills before fieldwork. Moreover, and our dedication extends to the Remote Access Laboratory (RAL) system, enabling off-site practical and laboratory experiments that deepen understanding of real-world understanding of the Surveying and Built Environment field.
What skills can I gain from Surveying and Built Environment degrees at UniSQ?

Learn transferrable skills throughout your degree that can be applied to a variety of surveying and built environment settings and careers: settings and careers:

  • Design of geographic information systems
  • 3D mapping in urban and regional planning
  • Spatial data analysis and interpretation
  • Property valuation and investment analysis
  • Infrastructure planning and management
  • Geospatial data visualisation
  • Building information modelling (BIM).
What type of technologies are used within the field of Surveying and Built Environment at UniSQ?
Some of the most common technologies used when studying a surveying degree or building surveyor course include 3D mapping techniques, to enabling precise visualisation and analysis of complex environments. Modern satellite-based Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and computer mapping technologies are also utilised to ensure accurate data collection and spatial representation. These technologies collectively contribute to enhancing the accuracy, efficiency, and innovation in various aspects of the field.
What are the career opportunities for graduates with a Surveying and Built Environment degree?

With specialised land surveyor courses, a dedicated building surveyor course, and various other comprehensive built environment and surveyor courses, graduating from a Surveying and Built Environment degree at UniSQ opens doors to a range of possibilities, including:

  • Land surveyor
  • Quantity surveyor
  • Building surveyor
  • Geomatics specialist
  • Construction manager
  • Town planner
  • Real estate developer
  • Environmental consultant
  • GIS specialist (Geographic Information Systems).
Are flexible study options available?
UniSQ understands the need for flexibility in our surveying courses. We provide a range of study options to cater to diverse needs, including on-campus, online and external study depending on the degree you choose. You can even complete certain surveying courses online. Whether you prefer to study part-time or full-time, we offer the flexibility to balance your education with other commitments. Discover the different ways to study at UniSQ. 

Scholarships

Whether it's recognition of your academic achievement or a chance to make university a reality, there's a UniSQ scholarship for you. View our scholarships in Surveying, check your eligibility and apply today (you can even apply for more than one)!

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