Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of seminar |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
The prerequisites for this subject are:
451610 Foundations of Spatial Information
|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 Stephan Winter
ContactMelbourne School of Engineering Office
Building 173, Grattan Street
The University of Melbourne
VIC 3010 Australia
General telephone enquiries
+ 61 3 8344 6703
+ 61 3 8344 6507
+ 61 3 9349 2182
+ 61 3 8344 7707
|Subject Overview:||This subject provides an introduction to advanced topics of Geographic Information Science (GIScience). It is run as a seminar, such that students will read and discuss during the semester the landmark papers of the discipline. Attendance of research higher degree students will enrich the discussions by linking the topics to the current research themes in the department. Students will gain an overview and significant insight into the pathways of a career in spatial information science, or the collaboration with scientists.|
On successful completion the students will be able to:
|Prescribed Texts:||Variable reading lists of research papers, handed out at the beginning of the semester.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion students should have the: |
Master of Applied Science (Geographic Information Systems) |
Master of Geographic Information Technology
Master of Spatial Information Science
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