Practical techniques linking farming and the environment through developing an understanding of soil science. Students will gain skills in, independent learning, accessing and evaluating information from a variety of sources – citing and referencing sources of information in an appropriate manner, ensuring academic integrity and the avoidance of plagiarism.
To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:
- Understand how environmental systems function
- Understand the role of soil in ecosystem services
- Describe fundamental physical, chemical and biological properties of soils and how they are assessed
- Relate soil management decisions to policy and environmental change
|Coursework||Report - 2000 words||50%|
|Coursework||In class 90 minute test - multiple choice via Gateway||50%|
Assessments may differ in 2021/22 due to adjustments for Covid-19. Please check Gateway for the latest regulations.