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178.360 Natural Resource and Environmental Economics (15 credits)

(renamed "178.360 Environmental Economics")

An introduction to the application of economic analysis to environmental and natural resource management issues and policies.

Changes have been made to this course. Information provided here only applies to 2020 enrolments.

Details Details

  • Year: 2020
  • Mode: Internal
  • Semester: Semester One full semester
  • Location: Auckland Campus
  • Coordinator: Dr Brendan Moyle
  • Subject: Economics
  • College: Massey Business School

Online component Details

  • Online component: Partially Taught Online - As part of the course is taught online, Broadband access is required. In addition to accessing the Course Guide, students will be required to access core and supplementary digital study resources, contribute to discussion fora and complete online activities and assessment tasks. Learn more about Stream, our online learning environment.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s):
    General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 200 level

Dates

  • Start Date: Monday 24 February, 2020
  • End date: Sunday 28 June, 2020

Withdrawal dates Requirements help

The last day to withdraw from this course:

  • Without financial penalty: Friday 6 March, 2020
  • Without academic penalty: Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Fees


Course fees for 2020

  • Domestic Students: NZD $759.55 *
  • International Students NZD $3,671.25 *

* This fee information is for estimation purposes only and includes New Zealand Goods and Services Tax. Actual fees payable will be finalised on confirmation of enrolment. The estimate does not include non-tuition fees. To view an estimate showing both tuition and non-tuition fees use the Fees Calculator. These fees only apply to 2020 enrolments. Domestic students may be eligible for free fees in their first year.

Learning outcomes Details

Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:

  1. Assess how economic principles can be applied to natural resource and environmental issues.
  2. Critically evaluate the role of selected policy tools in efficient resource and environmental management.
  3. Analyse economic benefit evaluation as a tool for environmental policy analysis.

Please note: Learning Outcomes are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

Assessments Details

During this course, the following assessments will contribute to your final mark.


Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting
1 Written Assignment 1 20.0%
2 Written Assignment 2,3 20.0%
3 Exam (centrally scheduled) 1,2,3 60.0%

Please note: Assessment weightings are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

* Specific dates for assessments will be finalised in information provided on Stream at the start of the Course.

Textbooks

It is recommended that textbooks are purchased no sooner than 7 weeks prior to the semester start date as textbooks can be subject to change.

Compulsory
  • Environmental & Natural Resource Economics
    Author: Tietenberg, T. And Lewis, L.
    ISBN: 9781138632301
    Edition: 11th Edition(2018)
    Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS
    Notes: To be used in Albany only

  • Environmental And Natural Resource Economics. A Contemporary Approach
    Author: Harris, J. M. & Roach, B.
    ISBN: 9781138659476..
    Edition: 4th Edition 2018
    Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
    Notes: Manawatu Internal and Distance offerings only

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Class timetable

The class timetable displays all available class times for this offering. Once you have enrolled in a course, you can access the student portal and select which of these class times you wish to attend.

Requirement(s): Each student should take 3 hour(s) of Lecture(s) per week.

Due to COVID-19, there may be changes to the way courses are taught. During Semester 2, 2020 students will have a blended learning experience, with increased online learning opportunities, alongside some face-to-face teaching for internal students.

Class timetables for our courses may also change. An updated class timetable will be available on 1 July 2020.
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Lecture (All students)
Tuesday 08:00 - 10:00
Friday 15:00 - 16:00

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