Instruction

Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Animal production and society 5 Cr Lecture Course 16.3.2021 - 4.5.2021
Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Animal production and society 5 Cr Seminar 10.3.2020 - 28.4.2020
Animal production and society 5 Cr Seminar 18.9.2018 - 30.4.2019
Animal Production and Society 5 Cr Seminar 12.9.2017 - 8.5.2018

Target group

Master’s degree, exchange and visiting students in Animal Science or related disciplines.

Prerequisites

BSc degree or similar qualifications.

Learning outcomes

The students are aware of the current trends in animal science and related disciplines, in practical domestic and international animal production and its specialized fields, including sports and hobby animals, in feed and breeding industry, in consumption of animal products, in social discussion and legislation about animal production with respect to nutrient losses and other environmental impact, animal welfare etc., in international, EU and domestic agriculture trade and policy making, in farmers’ organizations etc.

Timing

Period IV. Recommended during 1st year of MSc studies

Contents

Lectures; (video)seminars; interviews of important industry partners, farmer/consumer/animal organizations and administration; reports, essays, blogs or vlogs, group work.

Completion

32 h lectures, seminars & group work, 101 h home work (presentations, essays/blogs/vlogs, and reports).

Study materials

Scientific publications, organization reports, statistics web sites, newspaper articles, radio/TV programs.

Assessment practices and criteria

Grading scale 0-5. Seminars 40%, essays/blogs/vlogs, reports 60%.