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14 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8

Course entry requirements: ECO4006F, ECO4007F and ECO4016F for Economic Honours students. PPE (and other) students who do not have to complete the core as part of their degree requirements may be granted permission to register for this elective at the discretion of the Head of Department.

Course outline:

This course will expose students to a variety of problems like control of pollution, management of mines, forests and fisheries, funding biodiversity and putting the environment into project and policy decision-making. The emphasis is on of economic tools. The course will consist of a mixture of lectures, readings, seminars and practical/ sessions. There will be group projects for 3-4 people which will be very but should be written as a short paper, with a basic literature review that draws on the topics covered in the class.

Lecture times: Thursday: 14h00-15h45

DP requirements: None.

Assessment: Coursework consisting of assignments, presentation, participation and an essay 50%; examination 50%.

Last updated : 18 Apr 2018

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