|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Lecture||2 x 1 hour lectures per week|
|Other||3 day field trip|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Visit presentation Outcomes assessed: 1, 2||60%|
|Semester Exam||1.5 Hours Outcomes assessed: 1, 2, 3||40%|
|Supplementary Exam||Examination: Covering all outcomes||100%|
On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Describe aspects of good practice within the agricultural industry and increase awareness of other farming practices
Interpret the relationship between the farmer and consumer
Discuss the options available to farmers when deciding on enterprise selection
This module aims to provide students with experience of good practice within the agricultural industry. It is based on a thematic tour of a region in the UK, and gives students the opportunity to report on and analyse the farming enterprises they visit. It is key in demonstrating how farm enterprises integrate with each other and with allied activities.
Microsoft Powerpoint presentation with digital images constructed following visit and subsequently converted into a Web based library
.4 Writing in an academic context
Examination will provide opportunity for students to incorporate knowledge and interpretation from several modules.
.5 Oral discussion and presentation
There will be an opportunity to develop oral questioning skills during the farm visits and whilst presenting information to peer group following visit.
.6 Careers need awareness
Students will, through a series of visits, appreciate the diversity of activity in the agricultural industry.
Visits will be structured and questions prepared beforehand.
.8 Group activity
Visit presentation will be based on group work
This module is at CQFW Level 4