Articulation pathways to surveying and spatial information qualifications

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Young, Frank R.. 2007. "Articulation pathways to surveying and spatial information qualifications." Azimuth. 45 (3), pp. 22-25.
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Articulation pathways to surveying and spatial information qualifications

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AuthorYoung, Frank R.
Journal TitleAzimuth
Journal Citation45 (3), pp. 22-25
Number of Pages4
Year2007
Place of PublicationSydney, Australia
Abstract

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has a unique suite of undergraduate spatial science (surveying and spatial information) programs and study modes that provide user-defined articulated pathways for achieving an individual's career ambitions. This article is intended to establish career articulation path way information for individuals to plan for their needs.

Entry can be from school; from TAFE; work interrupted university studies; or work experience with studies commencing at the start of a year or at the mid-year intake. There is the choice of on-campus or off-campus study, and the ability to move freely between these modes and different qualification levels. Individuals without the minimum year 12 matriculation, or an inadequate language or mathematical abilities, can a short Tertiary Preparation Programs to achieve a suitable tertiary entrance standard by either on-campus or off-campus study options.

Northern NSW school leavers and TAFE graduates are the second largest group studying at USQ, behind Queensland based students, with other students studying from across Australia and 30 overseas countries.

Keywordsspatial science education; USQ; flexible education
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020401306. Surveying (incl. hydrographic surveying)
390303. Higher education
390113. Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy
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