WOOL322 Wool Marketing and Clip Preparation

Updated: 06 June 2019
Credit Points 6
Responsible Campus Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Intensive School(s)

Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.

Start Finish Attendance Notes
03 September 2019 05 September 2019 Mandatory Students are reimbursed travel costs by AWET to attend the School held in Armidale.
Supervised Exam There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.
Pre-requisites ANPR211
Co-requisites None
Restrictions WOOL422 or WOOL522
Notes None
Combined Units WOOL422 - Wool Marketing and Clip Preparation
WOOL522 - Wool Marketing and Clip Preparation
Coordinator(s) James Preston (jpresto8@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

The unit is designed to provide students and non-economists with a basic understanding of economic and marketing principles together with clip preparation procedures. Specific topics incude: on-farm fibre measurement, shearing, wool classing, selling systems, developments in wool marketing and demand for Australian wool and product promotion

Materials No text required
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Compulsory Assignment 1 20% 1500
Assessment Notes


Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Multiple Choice Quiz 10% 500
Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Project: Group or Indvidual 25% 1000
Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Seminar 15%
Assessment Notes


Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Compulsory Final Examination 2 hrs 15 mins 30%
Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-6

Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate a broad and coherent knowledge of the attributes of wool and their use in textile end products;
  2. knowledgeably discuss the product supply chains for apparel and non-apparel wool fibres;
  3. critically review the marketing mechanisms used to supply wool to market;
  4. utilise knowledge of the economic and risk factors associated with wool production and marketing to suggest solutions to associated problems;
  5. demonstrate a knowledge of environmental impacts and public policy on wool production and marketing; and
  6. analyse, syntheses and present information on the state of the wool industry.