WOOL322 Wool Marketing and Clip Preparation

Updated: 29 January 2020
Credit Points 6
Location 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
18 August 2020 20 August 2020 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 exam will either be paper-based and offered at an established exam venue or online with supervision via webcam and screen sharing technology. 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 Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
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.