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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
 The Land Surveying degree at University of Tasmania  is available on the Hobart campus. This course, together with the Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences or its equivalent, provides the necessary qualifications for registration with the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board for the purposes of the Surveyors Act; and for reciprocal registration in other States of Australia. 


The one-year Graduate Diploma of Land Surveying degree at University of Tasmania  is available to students who have completed the University's Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences or its equivalent, and prepares graduates for registration with the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board (or, through reciprocating arrangements, with the Surveyors Boards of other States and Territories). It prepares graduates for professional careers in Land Surveying, undertaking land and cadastral boundary surveys controlled by State legislation.

To achieve this aim, the course imparts to students:

  • a knowledge of land law, cadastral systems, and surveying practice necessary for undertaking cadastral surveys in Australia;
  • a knowledge of the professional, ethical and business standards and practice in which land surveyors operate; and
  • appropriate communication skills.

Career outcomes

This course prepares students for registration with the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board for the purposes of the Surveyors Act; and for reciprocal registration in other States of Australia.


Accredited by the Tasmanian Land Surveyors Accreditation Board.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Surveying Practice
  • Land Law and Cadastral Studies
  • Land Development Planning
  • Land Surveying Studio
  • Professional Practice

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: We recommend that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B):


    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

A Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences from the University of Tasmania or its equivalent.

CRICOS: 078556G

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30500 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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