Courses & Units

Fundamental Principles of Agriculture (A) ZAB221

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

Introduction

This subject explores the study of biological, chemical, geological and physical sciences in an agricultural context.  Concepts covered in this subject will include photosynthesis and respiration, organ systems, global systems, energy and nutrient cycling and include a focus on ecosystems, considering the role of microorganisms within ecosystems and disease.

Summary

Unit name Fundamental Principles of Agriculture (A)
Unit code ZAB221
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Agribusiness
Coordinator

Suzie Jones

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 1 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Term 1 On-Campus Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 1 On-Campus Domestic

Key

On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 1 3/2/2020 24/2/2020 11/3/2020 9/4/2020

* 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 Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 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.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Workshop: two full days.

Assessment

AT1: Tutorial Exercise (20%),

AT2: Case Study Report (40%),

AT3: Mind Map of Agricultural Systems (30%),

AT4: Portfolio (10%)

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Textbooks

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