Point clouds can be generated from images made by Unmanned Arial Vehicles (UAV) or hand held cameras. Nowadays more and more open-source sofrware are available on the Internet. The student should be familiar with one or two of these software and in a case study the hole process from creating the digital images to the visualization of the final products, should be documented. An important point in the case study is to check the accuracy of the created models.
Some of the possible open-source sowware: