Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Abbas Rajabifard
Melbourne School of Engineering Office
Building 173, Grattan Street
The University of Melbourne
VIC 3010 Australia
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Topics covered include the concept of land; people's relationships 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; legal, fiscal, multi-purpose and marine cadastres; cadastral surveying and mapping - boundary options and technical options; principles and concepts of land registration; rights, restrictions and responsibilities related to land and in the context of informal and formal tenures; cadastral systems in developing countries including informal cadastres, parallel cadastres, marine cadastres and customary tenures; international declarations and statements concerned with land administration; cadastral reform; land administration 'tool box'; institutional arrangements supporting land administration; spatial
On completion of this subject students should:
One 3-hour written examination at the end of semester (50%). A 4000-word major project report (20%). Group presentation of the major report (20%). Mini assignments (10%).
|Prescribed Texts:||Williamson, I.P, Enemark, S. and Wallace, J. (2006), Sustainability and Land Administration Systems, Geomatics, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Australia.|
|Recommended Texts:|| |
Rajabifard, A. (2007), Towards a Spatially Enabled Society, University of Melbourne
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject students should:
Bachelor of Geographic Information Technology |
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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