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On completion of this module the students should be able to: Outline the key facts about the dairy enterprise and industry and be able to describe the production systems. Explain systems of dairy production in terms of the applications of key principles, concepts and ideas. Analyse systems of production both from the biological/technical and financial perspectives, identify their strengths and weaknesses, and make recommendations for remedial action as appropriate. Outline the sources of reliable information relevant to each enterprise, including the role of the Irish research organisations. Evaluate, organise and present information from a variety of sources.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: An MCQ exam on all material covered to that point.||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: An MCQ exam on all material covered to that point.||Week 6||n/a||Graded||No||
|Project: Individual Project||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Autumn||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Mr Michael Doran||Tutor|
|Dr Nicholas Ryan||Tutor|
|Dr Stafford Vigors||Tutor|
|Field Trip||Offering 1||Week(s) - 29||Fri 10:00 - 12:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Thurs 10:00 - 10:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Tues 10:00 - 10:50|
|Tutorial||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Tues 13:00 - 13:50|