Master of Science (Geomatics Engineering)

The Master of Science (Geomatics Engineering) course consists of 6 core courses, 3 elective courses and 1 University course. The elective courses are divided into two specializations (Survey & Mapping, and Utility Mapping). In addition to these subjects, students are required to submit a Master Project worth of 8 credits. To graduate, students must complete a total of 45 credits and they are assessed through assignments, presentations and final examination.

1.0 List of Courses

Table 1: Curriculum for Master of Science (Geomatics Engineering) Programme

 

 

Codes

 

Courses

 

Credits

UNIVERSITY COURSE (3 CREDITS)
UHAW 6023 University Subject 3
CORE COURSES (22 CREDITS, COMPULSORY)
MGHU 1014 Geomatics Positioning 4
MGHU 1024 Geomatics Data Analysis 4
MGHU 1034 Advances Mapping 4
MGHU 1043 Geomatics Project Management 3
MGHU 1054 Geographical Information System 4
MGHU 1063 Research Methodology 3
MASTER PROJECT (8 CREDITS)
MGHU 1378 Master Project 8
ELECTIVE COURSES (CHOOSE ONE (1) SPECIALIZATION GROUP ONLY) (12 CREDITS)
SPECIALIZATION A: SURVEY & MAPPING
MGHU 1514 Cadastral Studies 4
MGHU 1524 Advances Engineering Survey 4
MGHU 1534 Hydrographic Survey Application 4
SPECIALIZATION B: UTILITY MAPPING
MGHU 1544 Underground Utility Surveying 4
MGHU 1554 Geophysics for Utility Surveying 4
MGHU 1564 Utility Mapping Standard & Practice 4
TOTAL NUMBER OF CREDITS 45
2.0 Course Synopsis
Course Code Course Name Synopsis
 MGHU 1014 Geomatic Positioning The course is design to give comprehensive knowledge on the concepts, techniques and procedures in satellite navigation, satellite surveying. New technologies and development in GNSS are explained
 MGHU 1024  Geomatic Data Analysis The course is design to give comprehensive knowledge on the concepts, techniques and procedures in geospatial adjustment. Trends and new technology in modern least squares technique and its applications are discussed
MGHU 1034 Advance Mapping The course is design to give comprehensive knowledge on the concepts, techniques and  procedures  in  advance  mapping.  Trends  and  new technology   in   advance  mapping  and  analytical processing  are explained such as close range   photogrammetry, terrestrial laser scanning and others.
MGHU 1043 Geomatic Project Management This subject introduces students to the discipline of planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific goals and objectives in Geomatic project. These include project initiation stage, project planning or design (estimating time and cost for project activities; developing the schedule; developing the budget; risk planning), project implementation, project monitoring and controlling system (the element of a project that keeps it on-track/time and within budget). Also the students will learn about the role of project manager, project variables, corrective actions identification, risk factors, etc), project output/delivery and cost-benefit analyses. At the end of this course, students will be able to understand the process flow of Geomatic project management.
MGHU 1054 Geographical Information System The course is designed to give the student advanced understanding of Geographic  Information System. All related philosophies, theories and methodologies of GIS/LIS will be explained. Geo-database, Advanced concepts, SDI, Application and Recent issues will be covered.
MGHU 1063 Research Methodology Understanding on method of preparation of academic research proposal and method of technical  writing. Research proposal presentation and communication skill.
MGHU 1078 Master Project This course is designed to increase knowledge and skill in problem solving through academic approaches. The approaches include objective, analytical problem solving and able to manage research outcomes systematically.
MGHU 1514 Cadastral Studies The course is design to give comprehensive knowledge on the concepts, techniques and procedures in cadastral practice and modern. Spatially enabled government using modern Cadastre.
MGHU 1524 Advance Enginnering Survey The course is design to give comprehensive knowledge on the concepts, techniques and procedures in advanced engineering surevying. Trends and new technology in data acqusition technique and its applications such as Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), Terrestrial Laser Scanning (TLS) and others.
MGHU 1534 Hydrographic Survey Application This course is to provide comprehensive knowledge of the Hydrographic Surveying such as hydrographic positioning, hydrographic hardware and software, automated bathymetry data acquisition, datum, tidal analysis, Coastal engineering, and oceanography. Roles of Hydrography in offshore surveying, oil and gas industry.
MGHU 1544 Underground Utility Surveying The course is designed to give the student comprehensive understanding on the aspect of underground utility surveying for utility mapping purposes. All related philosophies, theories and methodologies of underground utility surveying will be explained.
MGHU 1554 Geophysic for Utility Surveying The course is designed to give the student comprehensive understanding on the aspect of geophysics as applied in underground utility surveying. All relevant elements of geophysics for utility survey will be explained.
MGHU 1564 Utility Mapping Standard & Practice The course is designed to give the student comprehensive understanding regarding the standard and practice aspects of utility surveying and mapping tasks. All the current standards relevant to related field work exercise and utility mapping practice will be explained