- Code EMDV8012
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Crawford School of Public Policy
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Environmental Management & Development
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
This course is available for in-person and remote (online) learning.
Ecological Economics is the study of the allocation of available resources among alternative desirable ends within and between generations. This ecological economics course integrates theory and application, introducing theory and background through seminal papers, books, and lectures and application through a problem-based learning approach. Through a project, students work in groups or individually on specific research problems chosen in consultation with the instructor, applying the ecological economics framework to solving these problems
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- demonstrated theoretical knowledge of ecological economics, and its possible contribution to a vision of a sustainable and desirable future;
- cognitive skills to identify, to critically analyse and formulate a whole systems approach to ecosystem and economic system structure and function;
- improved skills to evaluate and design policy tools based on ecological economic principles.
- Quizzes 20%: 4 quizzes to ascertain an understanding of readings. (20) [LO 1,2,3]
- 3 written discussions 25%: 500 words each (25) [LO 1,2,3]
- Project abstract 10%: 500 words (10) [LO 1,2,3]
- Project paper 40%: 2500 words (40) [LO 1,2,3]
- Attendance and participation 5% (5) [LO 1,2,3]
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30 hours lectures and seminars; 90 hours reading and writing
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