|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
Environmental Economics and Sustainable Development, 7.5 credits
|(Miljöekonomi och hållbar utveckling, 7,5 högskolepoäng)|
|Main field of study:||Economics|
|Academic school:||School of Social Sciences|
|Disciplinary domain:||Social Sciences 100%|
|Education cycle:||Second-cycle (Master)|
|Progressive specialisation:||A1N (Second cycle. Entry requirements: completed first-cycle course/s)|
|Language of instruction:||English|
|Valid from:||HT 2018 (autumn semester)|
This course syllabus was validated by the Faculty Board for Social Sciences at Södertörn University on 2018-04-24 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.
Bachelors Degree of Science in Economics and English B, or the equivalent.
After the course the student is able to:
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
With developing a fundamental understanding of Environmental economics, the main objective of this course is also to show how economic analysis may be used to deal with environmental problems and move towards Sustainable Development. By applying standard microeconomic analysis to the field of natural resources, environment and sustainable development, we suggest ways in which policy makers can meet some of the environmental challenges.
The course consists of lectures and seminars.
|The grading criteria are distributed prior to the start of a course or module.|
If a student has a certificate for compensatory support from Södertörn University, the examiner may decide on an adapted examination or alternative examination form in accordance with Södertörn University's regulations.
If there are changes in the reading list between semesters, a new list for the next semester is to be validated no later than July 15 and December 15 respectively.
|8.||Restrictions on accreditation
The course may not be accredited as part of a degree if the contents are partly or wholly the same as a course previously taken in Sweden or elsewhere.
Following the Vice-Chancellors decision on internationalization and grade scale at Södertörn University College (dnr: 1148-1.1.2-2018), this syllabus replaces the syllabus with course code 1087NE, with the difference that the grade system has been updated. The syllabus is determined through special order (dnr: 1773-2.1.1-2018).