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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 Credits:180
programmeReviewDate:April 2021

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
AGRI6002 Animal Management
BIOL6005 Intro to Biological Sciences
AGRI6021 Soil Science
AGRI6001 Land Mechanisation
AGRI6006 Land Finance and Policy

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
AGRI6008 Food Science,Nutrition&Health
AGRI6022 Crop Production
MATH6052 Maths for the Green Industry
AGRI6007 Agri Accounting & IT
AGRI6009 Agricultural Mechanisation
AGRI6023 Agricultural Production

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
CHEM6012 Fundamentals of Chemistry
AGRI6010 Marketing Theory & Practice
AGRI6014 Land Business Management
AGRI6011 Animal Physiology&Nutrition
AGRI6024 Animal Production
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
MRKT6019 The Changing Consumer
AGRI6013 Fabrication
ENVI7008 Food and Environmental Science
AGRI6018 Market Gardening

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
PLAC7009 Work Placement

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MGMT8051 International Business
EPRO6001 Protecting Rural Environments
AGRI7002 Agri Management Accounting
AGRI7001 Agricultural Management
MRKT7011 Professional Sales Practice
Module Code Module Title
MGMT7021 Human Resource Management
BIOL7004 Bioprocessing
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
BIOL7011 Food Processing

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
AGRI7003 Agri Financial Management
AGRI8008 Agribusiness Enterprise
LEGS6013 Law for Agribusiness
BIOT6005 Intro. to Quality Systems
ENVI7001 Environmental Sc & Ind Hygiene
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
BIOL6011 Greenhouse Technology
AGRI7007 Sustainable Agriculture

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