Economics and the Environment (2281ENV)

This course focuses upon the relationship between the natural environment and economic systems. It includes both the analysis and understanding of human economy impacts upon the natural systems that support it, as well as, approaches for the sustainable management of natural resources. The role of economics in the various decision-making approaches relevant to environmental resources is outlined. The content covers the major concepts and specific methods for the economic assessment of costs and benefits of ecosystems and other natural resources. The course also highlights concepts and theory for the economic analysis and policy for the sustainable management of both renewable and non-renewable resources. It covers and compares the contributions of both mainstream economic extensions as well as broader sustainability sciences such as ecological economics. Prerequisite: Completion of 80CP. Incompatible: 2281ENV Economics and Natural Resources, 2281AES Economics and Natural Resources.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level

Undergraduate

Student contribution band

Band 3

Usually available

Gold Coast Semester 2Nathan Semester 2

Course offerings and timetables

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
8 July 2019
Last day to add a course
21 July 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
4 August 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
8 September 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Environment and Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Lecture
Lecture (43117) Open Thursday 10:00 - 11:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G42 1.04
Griffith Business School
Gold Coast Campus
Thursday 15:00 - 15:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G16 1.11
Clinical Sciences 2
Gold Coast Campus
Lecture (40107) Open Thursday 10:00 - 11:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G42 1.04
Griffith Business School
Gold Coast Campus
Thursday 14:00 - 14:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G16 1.12
Clinical Sciences 2
Gold Coast Campus

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
8 July 2019
Last day to add a course
21 July 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
4 August 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
8 September 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Environment and Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (40312) Tuesday 12:00 - 13:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
N34 0.04
Science 2 Building
Nathan Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Workshop
Workshop (43119) Open Tuesday 10:00 - 10:50
Weeks 2 - 5, 6 - 12
N53 -1.22
Willett Centre
Nathan Campus
Workshop (43118) Tuesday 14:00 - 14:50
Weeks 2 - 5, 6 - 12
N53 0.65
Willett Centre
Nathan Campus