Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

School

Agriculture Food Sciences Schl

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours

Assessment methods

Journal, Action Learning Project (Report, Conference Presentation) and Final Exam

Course coordinator

A/Prof Brett Ferguson and Dr Sarah Meale

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2019 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2019 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2019 St Lucia Internal Course Profile

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

The course addresses a pertinent challenge of humankind: how to feed 12 billion people while maintaining the integrity and function of our planet. It challenges participants with contrasting viewpoints for a nuanced understanding of the multidimensional aspects of food production and consumption. Course participants explore the food debate as consumers and scholars, with focus on the science behind innovation of food and food systems, locally and globally. Course participants map the future of food and agriculture with view of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2020 Gatton Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 1, 2020 External External Profile unavailable
Semester 1, 2020 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 1, 2018 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile