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On completion of this course, the successful student should, inter alia, have:
• An appreciation of the key factors which influence the degree of effectiveness of environmental policy initiatives.
• An awareness of tools available to address a range of local and global environmental challenges.
• A capacity to undertake a rudimentary analysis of environmental policy initiatives using some of the tools / models discussed in the module workshops.
• Enhanced transferable skills such as critical thinking, teamwork and communications.
This module will be divided into a number of constituent parts:
• Introduction to environmental policy analysis
• Overview of analysis frameworks
• Overview of environmental policy-making process at EU and National Level
• Case studies associated with selected themes including Water, Transport, Climate and Energy, Bioeconomy
• Future of environmental policy-making
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Group Project: Group Projects and Group Presentations||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Major Individual Assignment
|Class Test: As this module progresses a series of in-class exercises will be set.||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|In-Module Resit||Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
Not yet recorded.
|Dr Cara Augustenborg||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Luke Kelleher||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Ms Anne Pender||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|