Courses & Units

Agricultural Landscape Systems KLA381

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

This unit examines agricultural production systems within the context of climate, landscapes and natural resources. Management of soil, land, water and vegetation resources on a catchment and property basis will be covered. Students will develop competency in the assessment of land resources including soil survey, land capability, biodiversity and suitability for agriculture and forestry. A group mapping project will form a major part of the assessment.

Summary

Unit name Agricultural Landscape Systems
Unit code KLA381
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Land & Food
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems
Coordinator  Dr R Doyle
Teaching staff

Dr M Hardie

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
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

KLA213 or KEA101 or KEA102 or Admission into a Masters course

Mutual Exclusions

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

KLA534

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

26 lectures, 13 x 3-hr practicals, several full-day field trips including on weekends

Assessment

3-hr theory exam (40%), internal assessment - group mapping reports (45%), simulation report (5%), seminar (10%)

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Textbooks

Required

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