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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Forty-eight hours of lectures, tutorials and practical exercises. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof G Hunter
|Subject Overview:|| |
Upon completion of this subject students should: have an understanding of the need for effective and efficient land administration systems and spatial data infrastructures (SDIs); be able to review a variety of technologies for designing and managing these systems; be able to understand and analyse a range of local and overseas approaches to land administration and SDIs in both developed and developing country contexts for sustainable development.
Topics covered include the concept of land and peoples relationship to land; evolution of cadastres and land administration systems, land administration projects as a development strategy for economic growth and poverty reduction; the cadastral concept and legal, fiscal, multi-purpose and marine cadastres, marine administration; cadastral surveying and mapping - boundary options and technical options; principles and concepts of land registration; rights, restrictions and responsibilities related to land in the context of informal, formal and customary tenures; cadastral systems in developing countries including informal cadastres, parallel cadastres, customary tenures; relevant international declarations and statements concerned with land administration; cadastral reform; land administration 'tool box'; institutional arrangements supporting land administration; spatial data infrastructures - principles, issues and case studies; relationship between LA and SDLs digital cadastral data bases; modelling, designing and evaluating cadastral and land administration systems; land administration concepts, land markets and their relationship to planning, valuation and cadastre; access to land information; land administration and spatial information systems in Victoria and associated government policy; the role of licensed cadastral ����������������surveyors.
|Assessment:||One 3-hour written examination at the end of semester (40%). A 4000-word major project report (20%). One 30-minute oral group presentation of the major report (20%). Tutorial assignments and participation (20%).|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering |
Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering & Bach of Planning & Design(Prop&Const)
Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering and Bachelor of Information Systems
Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering and Bachelor of Science
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