Courses & Units

Agricultural Technology and Innovation KLA316

Hobart

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Introduction

The unit explores theoretical and practical technologies and innovations applicable to extensive and intensive animal and plant production systems. These technologies and innovations address current productivity and sustainability challenges and include topics such as precision farming and spray technologies, communication and decisions support technologies, carbon, water and irrigation management. Students will also gain an understanding of the type of innovations required to manage future challenges to agricultural and horticultural industries, especially those associated with the potential impacts of climate variability and change. Students will explore the policy and regulatory frameworks that may influence the development and uptake of new technologies and innovations.

Summary

Unit name Agricultural Technology and Innovation
Unit code KLA316
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Assoc. Prof. C Mohammed

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

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On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2019: $1,169.00 2019: $2,689.00 050199

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Requisites

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KLA533

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

26 lectures; 39 hours tutorials/practicals

Assessment

2-hr theory exam (40%), assignments (60%)

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