Agriculture & Food Science - Sportsturf Construction

University College Dublin


Course Name Agriculture & Food Science - Sportsturf Construction
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code HORT20060
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
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Duration Spring Trimester - January to May
Delivery: Blended

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures 28
Specified Learning Activities 42
Autonomous Student Learning 55
Total 125

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Case based learning, lectures and active/task-based learning
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Not applicable to this module.

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

Expand+HORT20060 Sportsturf Construction
Academic Year 2022/2023

Topics covered include the following: Primary, secondary and tertiary drainage systems. Aims, benefits and functions of drainage systems. Drainage requirements for different sports facilit...

Number of Credits 5
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