• Offered by Environmental Management & Development Program
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Environmental Management & Development
  • Areas of interest Environmental Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Prof Jeffrey Bennett
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Spring Session 2014
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This course is designed to provide students with specialist skills used to gather, integrate and interpret information useful to the Environmental Decision Making process. It builds upon the knowledge of environmental and resource management tools covered in EMDV8102 Research Methods for Environmental Management.
 
The skills provided include: cost-benefit analysis, bio-economic modeling, contingent valuation, choice modeling, travel cost method, hedonic pricing, benefit transfer, multi-criteria analysis, threshold value analysis, and risk and uncertainty integration.

Indicative Assessment

Major project (50%), two assignments (5% each), final exam (40%)

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Prescribed Texts

Hanley, N. and E. Barbier (2009). Pricing nature: Cost-benefit Analysis and Environmental Policy. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham

Assumed Knowledge

Introductory statistical/ econometric skills and basic ability to use an econometric software package (e.g. Stata)

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1338
2004 $2160
2005 $2850
2006 $2850
2007 $3132
2008 $3402
2009 $3570
2010 $3570
2011 $3576
2012 $3582
2013 $3582
2014 $3582
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3672
2004 $3864
2005 $3864
2006 $3864
2007 $3864
2008 $4002
2009 $4002
2010 $4134
2011 $4134
2012 $4140
2013 $4140
2014 $4146
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8663 23 Sep 2014 10 Oct 2014 10 Oct 2014 30 Nov 2014 In Person N/A

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