Structured Elective - Towards a Sustainable and Healthy Society: Food, Agriculture and the Environment

What is this Structured Elective about? 
This Structured Elective aims to address topical issues in food, agriculture and the environment. On completion of this Structured Elective, you will know about healthy eating guidelines, and the role of nutrients in health and disease, the link between agriculture, the environment and aspects of food production.

Why should I take this Structured Elective? 
This Structured Elective is aimed a general audience within UCD, for students with an interest in agriculture, health and the environment. It may complement your ongoing studies or address some of your own personal interests outside of your degree. Whatever the reason, this Structured Elective will give you knowledge that will be useful to you as a person now and in the future. 

How would this Structured Elective benefit me?
Whether you are taking this for academic or personal reasons the information you will learn in this Structured Elective will benefit you in understanding the links between agriculture, health and the environment. 

How do I take the modules in this Structured Elective?


Select Module Title Credits
1 from: AESC 10010
ANSC 10010
CPSC 10010
FOR 10020
HORT 10020
RDEV 10160
RDEV 10170
Land Use and the Environment
Introduction to Animal Science
Introduction to Crop Science
Trees and Forests in Ireland
Plants and People
Introduction to Humanitarian Action
Introduction to Politics in Humanitarian Action
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
AND  
1 from: FOR 20110
FOR 20120
HORT 20020
VET 20180
Forests, Climate and Carbon
Apiculture - bees, pollination and people
Fundamentals of Horticulture
Introduction to One Health-Bridging Human & Veterinary Medical Sciences
5
5
5
5
AND  
1 from: HORT 30240
HORT 30250
Food Production: Vegetables
Food Production: Protected Crops
5
5