Topographical Engineering

CVE20001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 60 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22

Aims and objectives

This unit of study aims to provide you with an introduction to and application of surveying theory and fieldwork techniques, including data analysis.
Unit Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
#Unit Learning Outcome Description
ULO1Use an automatic level (K1, K3, S1)
ULO2Use a Total Station to undertake a traverse (K1, K3, S1)
ULO3Quantify a distance to an accuracy of 1:6000 or better (K1, K2, K3)
ULO4Quantify an angle/Bearing to an accuracy of 10” of arc or better (K1, K2, K3)
ULO5Quantify and analyse digital data and map it using GIS software (K1, K2, K3)
ULO6Generate high quality documentation and plans as part of a team (A2, A7)