Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Engineering (Surveying and Geomatics Engineering)

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To be admitted, the applicant must satisfy:  Two principal passes with at least twenty one (21) points in the following subjects: Physics and Mathematics from the following subject combinations:

  • Mathematics, Physics and Geography;
  • Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics;
  • Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science;
  • Physics, Economics and Mathematics.
  • Diploma Surveying and Geomatics Engineering

Candidates from Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) with a certificate of at least (50) average from the following option are welcomed: Construction

The Department may set its own higher entry requirements for the program


Programme Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding

At the end of the 4 years programme students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

A i.Computer skills for desirable computer literacy and competence in handling further modules, assignments and tasks in Surveying and Geomatics

A ii.Analytical, technical report writing and presentation skills

A iii.Geodesy and Geodynamics

  • Geometry of the earth, gravity, dynamics of solid earth. Earth movements monitoring systems

A iv.Topometry and measurement systems

  • Basic principles and concepts in surveying and surveying measurement instruments
  • Topographical, engineering, hydrographic and cadastral surveying

A v.Positioning and Navigation

  • Concepts and applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS); GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO

A vi.Geo-informatics and Visualizations

  • Concepts and applications of GIS, and Remote Sensing Technologies, web based mapping, cartography, Photogrammetry, 3D mapping, Spatial Data Infrastructures

A vii.Land Management and Infrastructure Management

  • Land Information Systems, Land Law, application of Information technology in facility management

A viii.Application areas of Surveying and Geomatic Engineering in socio-economic development and environmental management