|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Agricultural Technology Report 1000 Words||30%|
|Semester Assessment||Work placement presentation 10 Minutes||20%|
|Semester Assessment||Animal Nutrition - Feed analysis and rationing 3500 Words||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Work placement presentation 10 Minutes||20%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Agricultural Technology Report 1000 Words||30%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Animal Nutrition - Feed analysis and rationing 3500 Words||50%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Assess the role of science and technology in the workplace and evaluate its relevance to a future career.
Identify and discuss the application of scientific principles and data to a series of on farm problems.
Evaluate the nutritional properties of feedstuffs and formulate rations for farm livestock.
The module will identify examples of how technology can be used to aid decision making within agricultural production systems.
The module will also focus on tools to establish suitable levels of inputs and approaches to quantify productivity and yields on farms. Subjects covered here may include examples from both precision crop and livestock production systems.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Creative Problem Solving||Students will solve problems involving ration creation|
|Digital capability||Will engage with various software including GIS, excel and power point|
|Professional communication||Will be tasked with presenting information on work placement in a professional manner|
|Real world sense||Rationing assessment will reflect a real world scenario of applying scientific knowledge practically|
This module is at CQFW Level 5