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EV5003 - 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 pricing of resources; economic implications of changing environmental practice; the development of global economic interdependence and it's implication for natural environments.

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop background knowledge to understand the environmental and ecological economics literature;
  • to provide sufficient knowledge of environmental economics to better understand the economic and political debate on the environment;
  • to enable graduate to meaningfully engage in discussions in disciplines relevant to environmental problems but which are outside the graduates' core discipline.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EC2010 EC5201 EV2003

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: (60%); (40%).

    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: (60%); (40%).

      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.