This unit is classed as a restricted unit and available to Master of Applied Science students.
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.
|Unit name||Agrifood Research Methods|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
Dr A Gracie (Coordinator)
|Available as student elective?||No|
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26 lectures, 13 x 3hr computing lab sessions
2-hr theory exam (35%), assignments (25%), practical tests (40%)
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