Our undergraduate courses

Surveying is a highly specialised discipline and is a long-established profession, having played a crucial role in the development of Australia since settlement. Curtin is proud to offer the only comprehensive honours degree in surveying in Western Australia.

Career opportunities

Interesting and challenging professional careers are available to surveying graduates throughout Australia and the world. Excellent opportunities exist with local, state and federal governments, industry sectors – including land development, construction, defence, tourism, mapping, resource development and mining or in private practice as a Licensed Surveyor under the Licensed Surveyors Act (WA).

This course can help you become a:

  • Cadastral Surveyor
  • Land Surveyor
  • Mine Surveyor
  • Engineering Surveyor
  • Hydrographic Surveyor
  • Spatial Scientist

Our postgraduate courses

Our postgraduate courses prepare students to develop advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work. Curtin is the only university in Western Australia to offer the below courses.

Spatial @ Curtin

Our research courses

Our Higher Degree by Research courses provides opportunities for students to obtain further specialist qualifications in surveying and mapping. Our courses also provide the opportunity for students to undertake research investigation in the theory or application of geographic information systems.

Student testimonial

I am a student from Madagascar with a background in Geophysics. I have found the course to be a very informative training source. The courses are well designed, the content is comprehensive and of high quality. Not only does the course provide a solid foundation to GIS beginners, but it also offers a refresher to professional GIS users. I now have new skills that I hope to develop further, enabling me to take on more complex GIS analysis in the future.
- Robert Andriambololonaharisoamalala (Master of Geospatial Intelligence)

Student testimonial

I studied the undergraduate Bachelor of Science (GIS) with honours. Through the course I was provided with some amazing opportunities to work on a diverse range of real-world problems. I was accepted into the graduate program at Woodside Energy where I currently work as a Geospatial Analyst.
- Jeffrey Ball (First Class Honours)