Course

Environment and the Economy


Course code 72395

This course links environmental decision making with the economy. It considers how monetary value can be assigned to environmental goods and services.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 7  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 enrol by 12 Feb 2019 to start 25 Feb 2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 & 2 2019 Print only
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites    
    • 20 Credits or more at Level 6 and Above.

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us

Topics covered include

  • public and private property rights in the environment
  • valuation techniques for environmental goods and services; and
  • the extent to which economic matters can influence government policy and decision making with respect to the environment.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Lecturer / Tutor