Courses & Units

Experimental Design and Analysis for Agri-Food Research KLA310

Hobart

Introduction

This unit enables students to plan and complete scientific investigations essential to agricultural research. On completion of this unit, students should be able to: understand the principles of scientific method and formulate a well-defined research hypothesis; design experiments relevant to agricultural settings; make sound judgement in the selection of quantitative scientific methods; apply appropriate statistical analyses using statistical software packages and interpret the output; and effectively present summarised experimental data sets to a wide range of end users, such as agricultural research and development providers, industry and growers.

Summary

Unit name Experimental Design and Analysis for Agri-Food Research
Unit code KLA310
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems
Teaching staff

Dr A Gracie (Coordinator)

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,783.00 050101

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

26 lectures, 39 hrs computing lab sessions

Assessment

2-hr theory exam (35%), assignments (25%), practical tests (40%)

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Textbooks

Required

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