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 College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
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
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
050101 $493.00 $493.00 not applicable $2,783.00

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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

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