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Bachelor of Science in Geodetic Engineering in the Philippines

The Bachelor of Geodetic Engineering (BSGE) is a five-year degree program in the Philippines that is concerned with gathering data related to the earth’s surface and using them to produce spatial information systems, maps, plans, charts and other products.

Some of the things you may learn while enrolled in this program include understanding designs of information systems, collecting data and information using techniques such as field measurement, hydrography, and remote sensing; analyzing data, and producing maps, charts, graphics, statistics, and models.

Some examples of courses that you may take while enrolled in this program include:

  • General Surveying
  • Construction and Industrial Surveying
  • Cartography
  • Geodetic Engineering Laws, Contracts and Ethics
  • Public Land Laws
  • Land Registration Laws
  • Photogrammetry
  • Satellite Geodesy
  • Geodetic Surveying
  • Hydrography
  • Geodetic Computations and Adjustments
  • Geographic Information Systems

Aside from taking the courses mentioned above, you may also undergo a minimum of 240 hours of On-the-Job Training at construction firms and similar companies and government agencies in order to give you a closer look at how professional engineers work.


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Geodetic Engineers can explore any of the following career options listed below:

  • Surveyor
  • Geodetic Engineer
  • Photogrammetrist
  • Cartographer
  • Remote Sensing Specialist
  • Hydrographer
  • Information Systems Analyst
  • Assessor/Realtor/Appraiser
  • Consultant
  • College Professor


Passing the Licensure Examination for Geodetic Engineers is one of the requirements in seeking employment in the Engineering industry.  Please visit the official website of the Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) for more information.

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