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EV2003 - Introduction to Environmental Economics

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
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

  • To develop background knowledge to understand the environmental and ecological economics literature;
  • To enable graduates to meaningfully engage in discussions in disciplines relevant to environmental problems but which are outside the graduates' core discipline;
  • To provide sufficient knowledge of environmental economics to better understand the economic and political debate on the environment.
Prerequisites: AT LEAST 12 CREDITS AT LEVEL 1
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EV5003

Availabilities

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Face to face teaching (3hr Workshop: Monday 5 Aug; 4hr Workshops: Monday 16 Sept & 14 Oct; 2hr Workshop: 21 Oct)
Contact hours:
  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
    Assessment: (75%); (25%).

    Cairns, Limited, Study Period 2
    Census Date 29-Aug-2019
    Face to face teaching (3hr Workshop: Friday 9 Aug; 4hr Workshops: 20 Sept & 18 Oct)
    Contact hours:
    • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
      Assessment: (75%); (25%).

      JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
      Census Date 05-Dec-2019
      Contact hours:
      • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities
        Assessment: (75%); (25%).

        JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
        Census Date 11-Apr-2019
        Contact hours:
        • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities
          Assessment: (75%); (25%).

          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.