Part of the MBA (Professional) Agricultural Innovation and available to Master of Applied Science students.
This unit examines agricultural production systems within the context of sustainable use of soil, land and other natural resources in a changing and/or variable climate. Assessment 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, and land suitability for agricultural and forestry uses. A group mapping project will form a major part of the assessment based on field work and land evaluation for specific uses. Economic analysis of land use change scenarios will also be included.
|Unit name||Agricultural Landscape systems|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
Dr R Doyle
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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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.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2018: $1,148.00||2018: $2,599.00||050101|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:KLA381
2 x 1 hr lectures/week (also available by flexible delivery), practical work equivalent of 4 days of field trips and 2 days of laboratory classes
3-hr theory exam (40%), internal assessment (60%) comprising Land Resources Report (3,000 words), Property Management Report (4,000 words), seminar/oral defence of Property Management Plan (20 minutes) and Farm Systems Modelling Report (1,000 words)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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