Module Identifier RS33120  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Dr Basil Wolf  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Pre-Requisite RS22920  
Assessment Exam   2 Hours   40%  
  Essay     40%  
  Presentation   Oral Presentation   20%  

Syllabus / Curriculum design
A double module of 24 lectures and 12 seminars covering aspects of systems analysis in animal production and applications to the research based development of current farming practices. Specialist lectures and seminars will cover meat science.

Aims of the module
This module aims to develop students' skills in review and evaluation of scientific literature, oral presentation, and in the analysis of animal production systems and the application of research to their development.

Learning outcomes
On completion of this module students will be able to:

i) identify the components of animal production systems;

ii) review and evaluate scientific literature and apply results to the development of animal production systems;

iii) discuss applications of animal production technologies in a wider ethical and social context.

Reading Lists
Seminar reading lists selected from recently published research.