University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Surveying (Honours) / Bachelor of Business

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

This combined degree program comprises the Bachelor of Surveying (Honours) program and the Bachelor of Business program with students having the option of choosing the Leadership and Management major or the Entrepreneurship and Innovation major. This program develops students’ critical, technical and surveying/engineering skills in cadastral surveying, geodesy, satellite positioning, photogrammetry, spatial data systems, remote sensing, water engineering, surveying techniques and computations. Students also develop business skills in accounting, finance, microeconomics, law, management, leadership and ethics, and entrepreneurship and innovation.


  • The Bachelor of Surveying (Honours)/Bachelor of Business is a five year program, students are required to complete 410 units, which is comprised of: 330 units of core courses
  • 20 units of project core courses
  • and 60 units towards a major. Students may choose either:


  • Surveying
  • Business
  • Leadership and management
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • modern surveying techniques and computations
  • cadastral surveying

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent. Alternative entry pathways may include approved TAFE studies, preparatory programs such as Newstep, Open Foundation or Tertiary Preparation Certificate. Assumed knowledge: HSC Mathematics (Band 5 or above) or equivalent. One science-related subject would also be an advantage (Physics or Chemistry preferred). Applicants who have achieved less than Mathematics Band 5 may be admitted to the program but may need to complete additional study to successfully complete the requirements of the program. Students who have completed HSC Mathematics General 2 may be admitted to the program but can expect to undertake additional studies to successfully complete the requirements of the program.


This degree is accredited by the Board of Surveying and Spatial Information of NSW and meets the requirements of the Reciprocating Board of Surveyors of Australia and New Zealand.

Study pathways

Credit transfer agreements with TAFE NSW and other education providers are under continuous negotiation. A Bachelor of Business (Honours) program is also available to meritorious students, as an additional year of full-time or equivalent part-time study.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Callaghan International: $192,650
  • ATAR: 75.00
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 5 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Callaghan.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

Further information

It may not always be possible to complete this combined degree within 5 years. This combined degree is not available for midyear admission by International Students.

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