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EV2003 - Introduction to Environmental Economics

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

The natural environment in the development of economic theory; basic economic concepts relevant to environmental matters including cost-benefit analysis; environmental evaluation techniques and the pricing of resources; economic implications of changing environmental practice; the development of global economic interdependence and its implication for natural environments.

Learning Outcomes

  • illustrate and explain micro-economic concepts relevant to understanding and responding to environmental issues;
  • develop and present solutions for environmental challenges using economic analysis.

Subject Assessment

  • Invigilated > End of semester exam - (40%)
  • Invigilated > Quizzes or tests - (10%)
  • In class presentation - (20%)
  • Essay - (30%).
Prerequisites: AT LEAST 12 CREDITS AT LEVEL 1
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Combinations:
EV5003

Availabilities

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Face to face teaching 03-Aug-2020 to 26-Oct-2020 (3hr Workshop: Mon 3 Aug; 4 hr Workshop Mon 14 Sept; 2 hr Workshop Mon 21 Sept; 4 hr Workshop Wed 21 Oct; 2 hr Workshop Mon 26 Oct 2020)
Coordinator: Dr Diane Jarvis
Lecturers: Dr Diane Jarvis, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours - Combined suite of short content topic videos; suite of online learning activities, face-to-face tutorials. Assessment and self-directed study
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Face to face teaching 07-Aug-2020 to 23-Oct-2020 (3hr workshop: Friday 7 Aug; 4hr workshops: 18 Sept & 23 Oct 2020)
Coordinator: Dr Diane Jarvis
Lecturers: Dr Diane Jarvis, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours - Combined suite of short content topic videos; suite of online learning activities, face-to-face tutorials. Assessment and self-directed study
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Coordinator: Dr Diane Jarvis
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Coordinator: Dr Diane Jarvis
Lecturers: Mr Ken Chua, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.