Agriculture & Food Science - Trees & Forests in Ireland

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Agriculture & Food Science - Trees & Forests in Ireland
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code FOR10020
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

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1. Start your online pre-registration
2. Complete your pre-registration & select either audit or credit
3. You’ll be given a registration time to select your modules 4. Select your modules
5. Pay fees
6. Attend ALL Orient...

Duration

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Course Fee Fees 2019-20

Audit €350 per module (interest only).
Credit €500 per module (including assessment).

Fee payment
Open Learning fees can be paid online, through your SISWeb account after you’ve selected your modules. Students choosing credit modules will pay €500 per module and €350 for audit modules.
Eligibility Am I eligible to take this module?

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Financial Support

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Course Content

Expand+Autumn 2019: Semester 1

FOR10020 Trees and Forests in Ireland
Academic Year 2019/2020

This module will provide an introduction to several different aspects of trees and forestry of relevance in Ireland and worldwide.

One component is the b...

Subjects Taught Indicative Module Content:
Forest sites & urban forestrySpecies site requirements -broadleaves
Species site requirements -conifers
History of forestry
Forests of the world
Novel technology in forestry
Tree measurement & forest inventory
Tree morphology
Forests and carbon
Timber production and harvesting
Number of Credits 5
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