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Spatial IT Project (GEOM90043)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 25On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeGEOM90043
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
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This subject involves the in-depth investigation of a significant problem related to Spatial IT. The subject also provides students with skills and knowledge for analysing and solving problems, and enhanced written and oral communication skills. The subject is fundamentally a research-based project, giving a capstone experience and piece of scholarship to students.


The student will develop a research question in spatial information technology and an appropriate research methodology for investigating the question. After approval by the supervisor(s) the student will apply this methodology, analyse results, and report in a thesis.

Intended learning outcomes


On completion of this subject the student is expected to:

  1. Ability to apply knowledge of science and engineering fundamentals
  2. Ability to undertake problem identification, formulation, and solution
  3. Ability to conduct an engineering project
  4. Capacity for creativity and innovation
  5. Capacity for lifelong learning and professional development.

Generic skills

On completion of this subject students should:

  • Be able to undertake problem identification, formulation and solution
  • Have a capacity for independent critical thought, rational inquiry and self-directed learning
  • Have a profound respect for truth and intellectual integrity, and for the ethics of scholarship
  • Be able to present work in written form
  • Be able to present work orally and answer questions about it.

Last updated: 22 August 2019