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

Learning Outcomes

  • synthesise research to critically evaluate, through the adoption of an economics lens, alternate solutions to real world environmental issues;
  • recommend and adapt policy solutions for application for local and global environmental challenges.

Subject Assessment

  • (60%)
  • (40%).
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EC2010 EC5201 EV2003

Availabilities

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Face to face teaching (TBA)
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

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Face to face teaching (TBA)
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.