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Introduction to Spatial Information

Undergraduate | TAS-KGG102 | 2024

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Introduction to Spatial Information

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Explain the different types of spatial datasets and their relevant applications
    2. Create new spatial datasets that comply with current standards and conventions
    3. Employ basic spatial analysis techniques to solve spatially oriented problems
    4. Utilise GIS and other software package to visualise and inspect spatial datasets
    5. Communicate spatial information using written, cartographic, and other visual means

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Software requirements - Students who do not have basic PC knowledge and familiarity with Windows should contact the unit coordinator before enrolment. Access to a personal computer and a stable home internet connection with a minimum upload and download speed of 1.5 Mbps is required to undertake this unit. If these requirements can't be met; please contact the unit coordinator before enrolling.
  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: 2 x 1-hr lectures weekly, 1x 3 hour practical weekly.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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