30 NQF credits at HEQSF level 9
Course entry requirements: Honours in Economics or equivalent or at the discretion of the Head of Department. Students not registered for an Economics Masters programme will need permission from the graduate convenor.
The course consists of a mixture of lectures, readings, seminars and practical/ sessions. It combines theoretical analysis with discussions on specific environmental policies as applied to climate change, biodiversity, renewable and non-renewable resources. It is intended to familiarise students with important contributions of the theoretical and applied literature as well as current research in environmental and resource economics. Finally, the course provides students with a better understanding of current debates and issues in the environmental field.
Lecture times: Tuesday, Thursday: 11h00-12h45
DP requirements: None.
Assessment: Coursework 50%; examination 50%.
Last updated : 18 Apr 2018