Climate, Carbon and Soil

This module provides an overview of the challenges that climate change presents to agriculture and other land uses.

Most modules require a 2.2 degree in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience.

Should you have any queries regarding your eligibility, please contact us at N.B Required to have completed AESC20060 - Soil Science Basics

On successful completion of this module, the student is expected to be able to

1. understand the basis and value of agro-meteorological forecasting,

2.  describe the major trends in global climate change in relation to available evidence,

3. understand the importance and implications of soil management and land use for climate change,

4. identify the likely consequences of climate change on agriculture systems within an EU and Irish context

5.  be familiar with current climate change legislation and policy designed to mitigate the contribution of agriculture to greenhouse gas emissions and enhance carbon sequestration. In addition students should have improved transferable skills such as (i) ability to critically review and summarise scientific information

6.  work effectively in a group, and (iii) communicate results effectively to an audience.

Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges.

Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future.

Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

Equip yourself with the latest in demand skillset, tools, know-how and knowledge to succeed in your career.

Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

Yes, if you complete this module it can be credited as part of the  MSc in Digtal Agriculture Full Time  or MSc in Digital Agriculture Part Time. 

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