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Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Programme Code: CR_BAGRI_7
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:7
Embedded Award:No

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A knowledge of the theory, concepts and methods pertaining to the development, support and maintenance of an agriculture related business meeting appropriate industry standards and regulations.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Familiarity with and ability to critique current theory in the field of agriculture and the ability to integrate theory with practical skills.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to analyse agricultural problems from various domains, design appropriate solutions and implement the solution to agreed standards including for example environmental impact.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to act as a team leader, analyse problems and apply creativity in designing and implementing solutions in an Agricultural Business environment.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to coordinate and supervise the development of an agriculture related business and maintenance of its activities meeting industry norms and standards.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work ethically and professionally as an individual or within a team with a capacity for leadership exercising responsibility and good judgement.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to exploit available resources for self learning, to learn from experience and to identify his/her need for further skill or educational development.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to articulate the wider social, political and business contexts within which the agriculture professional operates and the need for high ethical and professional standards in one's work and in particular towards people and the environment.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
AGRI6006 Land Finance and Policy 1
AGRI6001 Land Mechanisation
AGRI6002 Animal Management 1
AGRI6004 Crop Science 1
BIOL6005 Biology

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MATH6008 IT & Maths
AGRI6007 Land Finance and Policy 2
AGRI6009 Agricultural Mechanisation
AGRI6003 Animal Management 2
AGRI6005 Crop Science 2
AGRI6008 Food Science

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
AGRI6010 Marketing Principles and Practice
AGRI6014 Land Business Management
AGRI6011 Animal Physiology/Nutrition
AGRI6012 Animal production
BIOL6018 Food and Environmental Science
Module Code Module Title
MRKT6006 Consumer Behaviour. Foundation
AGRI6013 Fabrication
AGRI6018 Market Gardening
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
PLAC7009 Work Placement

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
AGRI7002 Agri Financial Management 1
AGRI7001 Management Concepts and Practice
MRKT7011 Selling and Sales
LEGS6001 Irish Legal System
EPRO6001 Protecting Rural Environments
Module Code Module Title
BIOL7004 Bioprocessing
MGMT7021 Human Resource Management
BIOL7011 Food Science 2
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
AGRI7003 Agri Financial Management 2
AGRI8008 Agribusiness Enterprise
LEGS6002 Aspects of Civil Law
BIOT6005 Intro. to Quality Systems
ENVI7001 Environmental Sc. & Ind. Hyg.
Module Code Module Title
BIOL6011 Greenhouses, Soils & Media
AGRI7006 Sustainable Agriculture
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

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