|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Agriculture and Environmental Science|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||18 May 2022|
Digital technology is transforming agriculture. The purpose of this course is to equip students to competently and effectively develop and deploy instrumentation solutions to collect, communicate and process data to deliver optimal decision making in agricultural production systems. Students will develop an understanding of the fundamental concepts that underpin instrumentation and automation so that they are equipped to deal with the rapid development and emergence of new instrumentation and automation solutions in agriculture.
This course provides students with a practical introduction to the use of instrumentation and automation in agricultural production systems. Students will develop skills in selecting and using a range of digital technologies including sensing, processing and network technologies to address specific real-world agricultural production challenges.
Students will participate in a range of individual and team practical activities to develop confidence and competence in the use of instrumentation.
This course contains a mandatory residential school for external students and mandatory on-campus laboratories or practical classes for on-campus students.