Not offered in 2019
Introduces students to the principles, standards and practices used for organic food production. Discusses the important role that both plants and animals play in human health and nutrition. Evaluates the legal standards and ethical debates in organic food production.
Module 1: Organic food production
Module 2: Plants and animals in organic food farming
Module 3: Understanding the nutritional quality of organic food
Module 4: Food standards and legal debates
Module 5: The ethics of organics
Module 6: Understanding demand and supply
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||analyse the different ways and types of producing organic food||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||explain the complex interactions between plants and animals in regenerative, organic food production||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||critically analyse the nutritional and health benefits of organics||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||evaluate ethical and legal standards and debates in organics||Knowledge of a discipline|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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