Economics of the Environment
SCQF level 10
Academic year(s): 2017-2018
SCOTCAT credits : 20
ECTS credits : 10
Level : SCQF level 10
The aim of this module is to introduce basic ideas, methods and problems of environmental economics and policy building on current scientific evidence and a knowledge of economics. The political economy background will be emphasized. Specific problems of developing countries and their relations to the developed world will be studied.
Weekly contact: 20 hours of lectures over 11 weeks, 1-hour tutorial (x 5 weeks) plus 1 office hour (x 12 weeks).
Scheduled learning hours: 25
Guided independent study hours: 175
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework (incl. Class Test 25%) = 50%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 75%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%