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    An in-depth study of selected topics in surveying.

    A special topic provides students with additional specific knowledge in a given subject area. It is an ideal paper for students undertaking an Honours or postgraduate degree as the specific research and knowledge will be designed to prepare for and support a dissertation or thesis.

    About this paper

    Paper title Advanced Topics in Surveying
    Subject Surveying
    EFTS 0.1482
    Points 20 points
    Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (On campus)
    Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,340.02
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    162 SURV points
    Students must seek approval from an appropriate School of Surveying supervisor, prior to enrolling in this paper.

    Suitable for postgraduate students and professionals who wish to gain greater in-depth knowledge/expertise in a specific subject area.

    Enrolment for this paper requires departmental permission.
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    Teaching staff

    Prospective students must contact (prior to choosing the paper) the School of Surveying lecturer specialising in the required area to obtain agreement to be supervised by that lecturer and hence, approval to undertake the paper in that particular discipline. See the School's website.

    Teaching Arrangements
    Teaching arrangements will differ with each student/lecturer/subject area. To be negotiated.

    To be advised. Please contact the Department.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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    Learning Outcomes
    The learning outcomes will be determined jointly by the supervisor and student and will be influenced by the reasons/goals that a student has elected to undertake advanced learning in a special topic.


    Semester 1

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system

    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
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