Agriculture & Food Science - Plants & People

University College Dublin


Course Name Agriculture & Food Science - Plants & People
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code HORT10020
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment TRIMESTER: Spring
Application Date 2022-2023 Academic Year
Pre-Registration for Autumn 2022 will be reopening in August!

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Duration Spring Trimester - January to May

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures 23
Autonomous Student Learning 77
Total 100

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Online Lectures
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Exclusions:
Those who have previosuly taken Plants and People as an elective are advised not to register to this module.

While no students are excluded from this module, the content of the module may be too basic for students in Stages 3 and 4.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Course Content

Expand+HORT10020 Plants and People
Academic Year 2022/2023

The purpose of this module is to provide an overview of the importance of plants for human life. Plants are the basis of life on earth and have long be used by humankind for food, shelter, medic...

Number of Credits 5
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