ENGN 676

Agricultural Engineering

Course overview

Gain analytical and design skills in the engineering areas of agriculture and horticulture, with the aim of evaluating and developing precision agriculture technologies.

Course information

Available semesters Semester 1 2024
Credits 20
Domestic fees $1,398.00

What you will learn

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Evaluate the key principles of farm operations and the main technological issues in New Zealand agriculture
  • Evaluate the key principles of surface groundwater resources, water supply and irrigation systems, including the operation of centre pivot and trickle irrigation systems
  • Compare and contrast the key principles of new technologies in agriculture including precision agriculture, robotics and online monitoring
  • Discuss and evaluate problem-solving, design philosophy and the design process in agricultural engineering by completing a real agricultural project. This will involve developing a new idea, discussing a business model, marketing and writing a report.

Course examiners

Majeed Safa

Dr Majeed Safa

Senior Lecturer

Department of Land Management and Systems