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On completion of this module students should be able to: Explain the underlying concepts and principles involved in selection for breed improvement. Outline factors controlling the rate of genetic gain and the response to selection in breeding programmes. Demonstrate how the basic principles are applied in breed improvement strategies.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: MCQ examination||Week 4||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Examination: End of semester exam.||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Continuous Assessment: MCQ examination.||Week 8||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Spring||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Students will be provided with feedback on continuous assessments in class post assessment, when all students have completed that component.
|Miss Jennifer Doyle||Tutor|