• Offered by Crawford School of Public Policy
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Environmental Management & Development
  • Areas of interest Environmental Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

See 'Other Information' section for class timetable.

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.

Other Information

This is an intensive course and lectures will be held from September 18 - October 25 on Tuesdays from 1.00pm - 3.00pm and Thursdays from 2.00pm - 4.00pm in Griffin Room.

Please note that classes on October 18 and October 25 are workshops and it will be held in the Computer Lab 1.

Indicative Assessment

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

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Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed EMDV8078 and EMDV8102

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)


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

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Student Contribution Band:
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.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4080
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $5400
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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