DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH EDUCATION FOR SURVEYING &
MAPPING IN WUHAN UNIVERSITY
Prof. LIU Yanfang and LIU Xiaobo, China
Key words: High Education, Surveying & Mapping,
Education System, Curricula.
Under the background of the reformation of universities in China, 4
Universities including Wuhan Technical University of Surveying &
Mapping are merged into one new comprehensive university "Wuhan
University" on August 2, 2000, which has more than 4,000 staff
and more than 40,000 students.
This paper is divided into 3 parts:
- General Introduction of Biggest Unit of High Education for
Surveying & Mapping in China - Wuhan University
- General Analysis on the Advantages of the University for
Developing High Education of Surveying & Mapping
The goal for combination of universities is to combine all strong
points and advantages of all joint universities. We have to pay more
attention on how to keep the former advantages of Wuhan Technical
Univ. of Surveying & Mapping in Geodesy, Engineering Surveying,
Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing, Cartography & GIS etc.; how
to make full use of the advantages of the other 3 universities in
Economy, Law, Administration and Environment Engineering to promote
the development of Surveying & Mapping.
- Reformation of the Education System for Surveying & Mapping
in the Univ.
- sub-units and staff, including schools, departments,
laboratories, offices and groups;
- programs at different levels, such as 4 year BS, 3 year MSc
and MBA, 3 year PhD and CPD;
- Curricula and extra curricular activities.
Prof. Liu Yanfang
Vice Dean of Education Affairs Office
39 Luoyu Road
Fax + 86 27 8786 1319
Vice Dean of Education Affairs Division
National Bureau of Surveying & Mapping
23 March 2001
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