Spatial Visualisation

Subject GEOM90007 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 15 hours of lectures, 10 hours practical work
Total Time Commitment: 50 hours

The prerequisites for this subject are GEOM90008 Foundations of Spatial Information or equivalent subject

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Recommended Background Knowledge: None
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Core Participation Requirements:

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Melbourne School of Engineering

Subject Overview:


On successful completion of this subject students will have the ability to:

  • Identify and describe the principles and techniques associated with computer based visualisation of spatial information and environments.
  • Discuss a range of visualisation applications in support of communication and decision making in natural and built environments
  • 1 hour written exam at the end of week 1 (15%)
  • 3 practical assignment reports about 3 pages in length in week 1 (10% each)
  • 1-2 page project proposal (5%) at beginning of week 2
  • Report of about 6 pages (30%) and an oral presentation of 10 minutes at end of week 2 (20%)
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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:

On successful completion of this subject students will have the ability to:

  • Ability to apply knowledge of science and engineering fundamentals
  • Ability to undertake problem identification, formulation, and solution
  • Ability to communicate effectively, with the engineering team and with the community at large
  • Capacity for creativity and innovation
  • Understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities, and commitment to them

Related Course(s): Master of Geographic Information Technology
Master of Spatial Information Science
Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Master of Engineering (Geomatics)

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