The Science of Food Gardening

University College Cork


Course Name The Science of Food Gardening
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code SC0197
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Certificate of Attendance National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date Tuesday 1 October 2019
Application Date Closing Date Friday 20 September 2019
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Duration Ten weeks, Tuesdays 7:30-9:30pm, from 1 October to 3 December 2019
Course Fee Costs: €230
Entry Requirements Applicants must be over 18 years of age by course commencement
Course Content

Expand+Most food gardening courses provide you with a list of rules and instructions, such as when to plant which vegetables, or how far apart to space individual plants. This course takes a different approach, providing you with an understanding of how pla...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Lecture 1. How plants work. Plant structure (internal, external) in relation to plant function. Leaf organisation and what jobs the leaf does. Where did our fruit and vegetable crops originate? How to use this knowledge, to identify which plants grow...

Assessment Method Short courses are non-assessed
Further Enquiries Regina Sexton
Tel: 021 4904700

Marian O'Keeffe
Tel: 021 4904737
Location Venue: School of BEES, UCC, Butler Building, Distillery Field, North Mall, Cork
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