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Undergraduate | TAS-ZAB224 | 2023

Principles of Soil Management

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
14 weeks

Start dates

  • 20 Feb 2023

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About this subject

  • Upon completing this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Describe soil characteristics that underpin and inform management strategies.
    2. Evaluate and interpret the impact of production activities on soil characteristics.
    3. Develop and compose strategies that maintain and improve soil form and function in different ecological landscapes.
    4. Reflect on and communicate uptake and adoption of sustainable soil management strategies in practice.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - 8 x online 1 to 2 hour tutorials; 1 x half day online workshop per semester. 2 optional Course-wide field trips are conducted.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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