Courses & Units

Agricultural Technology and Innovation KLA533

Hobart

Note:

Part of the MBA (Professional) Agricultural Innovation and available to Master of Applied Science students.

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 KLA533
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems
Coordinator Assoc Prof C Mohammed
Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic 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 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 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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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:

KLA316

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

26 lectures/39 hours tutorials/practicals

Assessment

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

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Textbooks

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