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On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
- Have an understanding of the major environmental and natural resources issues and the key literature on the economics of the environment.
- Understand the key environmental economics approaches and frameworks to analysing why environmental and natural resources issues.
- Illustrate the economic strategies and instruments available to address local and global environmental challenges.
- Understand the interlinkages between the consumption patterns, transport systems, urbanisation and environmental economics theory and policy
Environmental problems and impacts related to transportation and planning issues. Consumption patterns and resulting problems including transport, congestion, pollution and climate change
- Introduction to Environmental Economics
- Resources, Environment, and Economic Development
- Economic Analysis of why Environmental and natural resources problems occur.
- Environmental Policy Design.
- Economic Approaches to Policy and Project Evaluation.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
This module is delivered overseas and is not available to students based at the UCD Belfield or UCD Blackrock campuses.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Group Project: Students work in team to produce objectives and transformation options for the study area||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Essays, presentations or poster making and project work||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Multiple Choice Questionnaire: The multiple choice questionnaire contains questions on all lectures||End of trimester MCQ||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Feedback will be provided at group and individual student level