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Module

ACE3207 : Sustainable Development and Environmental Valuation

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Professor Guy Garrod
  • Owning School: Natural and Environmental Sciences
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

The overall aim of the Module is to engage students with the topic of sustainable development and to raise students' awareness of the economic and other approaches that can be used to evaluate projects and policies that impact on the environment. Case studies will be used throughout the module allowing students to evaluate ‘real-world’ situations.

Outline Of Syllabus

What are environmental values?
Cost-based approaches to environmental valuation
Sustainability and sustainable development in theory and practice
Cost benefit analysis (CBA)
Contingent valuation
Revealed preference methods
Qualitative approaches to project and policy appraisal

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable