DE4202 – Land Surveying 1

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Module code
DE4202
Module title
Land Surveying 1
Prescription
To understand and apply the theoretical and practical concepts of Land Surveying
Programmes
  • EN1603
  • SC1101
NZQA Level
Level 4
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
90
Self directed hours
60
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1.Understand basic principles of land surveying and use survey instruments.
2.Understand and apply fundamental principles and techniques of levelling, traversing and co-ordinate calculations, and errors distribution
3. Use equipment and apply techniques for field and distance measurements
Content
Principles of land surveying, survey instruments and targets, safety in surveying
Fundamental principles and techniques of levelling, traversing fundamentals, co-ordinate calculations, errors.
Field and distance measurements, Global Navigation Satellite Systems in land surveying
Assessment Criteria
Assignments/Practicals40
Tests10
Examination50