Courses & Units

Experimental Design and Analysis for Agri-Food Research KLA439

Hobart

Note:

This unit is classed as a restricted unit and available to Master of Applied Science students.

Introduction

This unit enables Master of Applied Science 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 summarise experimental data sets in forms suitable for presentation to a wide range of end users, such as, scientific community, industry and growers.

Summary

Unit name Experimental Design and Analysis for Agri-Food Research
Unit code KLA439
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Dr A Gracie (Coordinator)

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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

Key

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

* 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 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 050101

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

Mutual Exclusions

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

  • KLA310

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

26 lectures, 13 x 3hr computing lab sessions

Assessment

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

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