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This is a research-led course.

18 NQF credits at HEQSF level 7

Course entry requirements: Students must have completed ECO1010F/S/H/X and ECO1011F/S and ECO2003F and ECO2004S or a Science major at the 2000 level

Co-requisites: None

Course outline:

This course has on water use. The concepts, theories, institutions, analytical methods for economic evaluation of alternative resource use patterns and land use plans. ECO3009F explores the water economics literature by asking four questions 

  1. Is water scarce? 
  2. What is optimal allocation under scarcity? 
  3. model water value in residential, irrigation and environmental use? 
  4. What are the problems with a market allocation of water? The course has a significant research component.

Lecture times: 08h00 – 09h00 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

DP requirements: None

Assessment: Coursework 40%Exam 60%The course outline will detail the breakdown for submission weightings and variation for exemptions and absences.

Last updated : 19 Apr 2018

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