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					Department of Surveying and Land Studies



management; subordinate training. Project                          drafting and examine final plans for
management        principles;   self-management                    registration using in-house QA system.
principles. Quality assurance principles. Project             6.   Complete reinstatement calculations under
implementation.                                                    guidance of a Licensed Surveyor and
                                                                   complete brief reinstatement reports for at
Assessments:                                                       least 5 surveys.
PTA Portfolio                                                 7.   Carry out research and prepare a report for
Applicant to provide a portfolio of evidence                       presentation on the impacts of Survey
relevant to the elements listed. This might include                Integration.
examples of past work, client reports, referee                8.   Carry out field work and re-instatement
reports, log books, diaries and the like.                          surveys for discussion with colleagues and
Applicant will be interviewed.                                     Supervising Surveyor.

SPC Assessments                                               Syllabus:
Applicant to provide a portfolio of evidence                  Introduction    to    Land     Registration    and
relevant to the elements listed. This might include           Reinstatement; searching of existing survey plans.
examples of past work, client reports, referee                Identification Surveys. Urban surveys. Rural
reports, log books, diaries and the like.                     Surveys. Plan preparation and Examination.
Applicant will be interviewed.                                Reinstatement Computations and reports. Survey
                                                              Integration, Survey Co-ordination. Overview of
                                                              the changes in the practice of surveying. Practical
SP 713: BOUNDARY DEFINITION                                   Work.
        SURVEYS I
                                                              Assessments:
Credit Points: 5                                              PTA Portfolio
                                                              The     portfolio    would      include    complete
Hours per Week: (3 + 6) hrs                                   documentation of at least 3 field survey boundary
                                                              reinstatement projects of moderate complexity.
Objectives:                                                   The Supervising Surveyor would involve the
In any land development the practice of surveying             graduate in a range of re-instatement exercise
is associated to cadastral surveying, which defines
the land boundaries. It is vital that professional            SPC Assessments
surveyors, registered and licensed to undertake               At least 3 cadastral field projects would be done in
boundary survey work, have a thorough                         the workplace and the portfolio and supervisor’s
understanding and knowledge of the survey                     comments would be submitted to the course
requirements. On completion of this subject,                  coordinator. (60%)
students should be able to:-                                  3 office based reinstatement exercises would be
1. Explain history of Cadastral Surveying, Land               completed under exam conditions. (40%)
    Registration,    reinstatement     and      field
    procedures, keep accurate field notes.
2. Undertake search and assessment of various                 SP 714: BOUNDARY DEFINITION
    cadastral survey jobs to determine approach to                    SURVEYS II
    survey.
3. Carry out suburban identification surveys and              Credit Points: 5
      reinstatement exercises.
4. Complete a range of a cadastral surveys                    Hours per Week: (3 + 6) hrs
      including surround surveys, sub-divisional
      pegging, building units and group title and             Pre-requisite: Boundary Definition surveys I.
      easement surveys.
5. Prepare plan sketches suitable to final




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Objectives:                                                  able to:-
This unit is a continuation of Boundary Definition           1. Describe hardware and software and how
I. Further, more difficult reinstatement surveys are              they work together,
pursued and re-establishment of previously                   2. Use some standard software packages and
surveyed boundaries in conjunction with mining                    spreadsheet,
lease surveys and easement survey are undertaken.            3. Design and construct simple algorithms and
On completion of this subject, the graduates                      structured computer program,
should be able to:-                                          4. Design and construct algorithms and
1.      Carry out more complex and difficult                      structured calculator program,
       Reinstatement exercises.                              5. Use project management software package.
2.      Carry out field survey project work
        associated with difficult boundary                   Syllabus:
        definition                                           Computing: operating system, word processing
3.      Carry out field project associated with              (Microsoft    Word),     AutoCAD,      Survacad.
        boundary definition for easement surveys,            Programming and use of survey packages;
        mining lease surveys and road surveys.               programmable calculators, survey software
                                                             package – Civilcad, Keys, write simple computer
Assessments:                                                 programs. Project Management software package.
PTA Portfolio                                                Spreadsheets; Excel. Survacad.
The     portfolio    would      include    complete
documentation of at least 3 field survey boundary            Assessments:
reinstatement projects of moderate complexity.               PTA Portfolio
The Supervising Surveyor would involve the                   A report comparing various surveying software
graduate in a range of re-instatement exercise               packages.
                                                             A small computer program.
SPC Assessments                                              Demonstrate knowledge of computer technology
At least 3 cadastral field projects would be done in         and basic computing concepts.
the workplace and the portfolio and supervisor’s             Participation in the use of surveying packages such
comments would be submitted to the course                    as Civilcad and Survacad and project/time
coordinator.    (60%)                                        management packages.
3 office based reinstatement exercises would be
completed under exam conditions. (40%)                       SPC Assessments
                                                             A report comparing various surveying software
                                                             packages. (25%)
SP 715: SURVEYING COMPUTING AND                              A small computer program. (25%)
        PROCESSING                                           A one hour test covering various aspects of
                                                             computer terminology and basic computing
Credit Points: 4                                             concepts. (25%)
                                                             Submission of a comparison and critique of
Hours per Week: (3 + 3) hrs                                  various software packages available at the SPC
                                                             and demonstrated to the graduates. (25%)
Objectives:
The modern practice of surveying is heavily
dependent on the successful application of the               SP 716: URBAN AND REGIONAL
available technology, particularly so in the case of                 PLANNING
computing in both technical and management
areas. Many hardware and software packages are               Credit Pints: 4
available for use and a thorough knowledge of
these and their application is essential. On                 Hours per Week: (3 + 3) hrs
completion of this subject, students should be




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Objectives:                                                 Hours per Week: (3 + 3) hrs
At the end of the course the students should be
able to:-                                                   Objectives:
  Demonstrate an understanding of problems of              A large number of the practice of surveying is
   urban and rural areas                                    involved with engineering surveys for a variety of
  Understand urban environment                             clients needs. It is important that professional
  Understand the significance of urban and                 surveyors involved in everyday practice have a
   regional planning                                        thorough understanding and knowledge of the
  Understand the variety of non-urban land                 requirements for these surveys including the
   uses                                                     associated office work and client consultation. On
  Develop a feel of growth, development,                   completion of this subject, students should be able
   underdevelopment, poverty, crime                         to:-
                                                            1.      Carry    out    initial  assessment     and
Syllabus:                                                      configuration of measuring systems.
Urban: Concepts and definitions: urban,                     2.      Issue instructions on submission, costing,
urbanization and urbanism,                                     searching and organization data.
Origin & growth of urban settlements; bases &               3.      Carry out road surveys taking into
process of urbanization                                        consideration curves and battering.
Major influences in urban planning: ancient,                4.      Consider specific requirements related to
oriental, European, American. Urbanization in                  long line survey control.
Papua New Guinea: a historical perspective.                 5.      Carry out Office and Field work associated
Issues of urban environment: poverty, crime,                   with Engineering Surveying covering a range of
infrastructure, sprawl, renewal, pollution &                   engineering survey tasks.
health. Urban Environmental Problems in Papua
New Guinea                                                  Syllabus:
Theoretical framework of rural development and              Equipment and Resources: Total Stations, Data
geographical perspective: Rural economy under               loggers, Data processing, CAD software. Project
different production systems – experiences of               Definition and Preparation of Documentation; field
developed and developing world with examples.               requirements, field work logistics, Office
Dimensions of rural economy; Non-urban landuse              completion of field surveys. Field Methods; Road
– mining, agriculture and complementary uses of             Surveys, curves and battering, curves (vertical,
land; animal husbandry, dairying, poultry, fishing,         radial and transition), batter staking and other
forestry, market gardening and agro-based                   marking for construction. Long line Survey
industries; Problems of development related to              Control. Practical components of engineering
labour, capital, market, scale and infrastructure.          surveying; Office and Field work
Rural labour force with special reference to
gender, migration and socio-cultural dimensions.            Assessments:
Concept of growth, development, poverty and                 PTA Portfolio
underdevelopment        Regional      development           A portfolio showing a variety of:-
perspectives: Colonial period (Dependency                   i. Types of construction and building control
theories), Growth Pole theories and the                          surveys and preparation of plans and
developing world, Agropolitan Development,                       specifications.    Inspections   of    building
Basic Needs Approach, Regional Environmental                     construction sites are involved.
Issues.                                                     ii Receipt of instructions, documentation and
                                                                 communication with contractors.
                                                            iii. Field procedures including high precision
SP 717: ENGINEERING SURVEY I                                     survey and error adjustment techniques
                                                                 involved with construction and building control
Credit Points: 4                                                 survey and construction site set out
                                                                 calculations.




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