University of Birmingham
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
This programme provides an understanding of the interactions between the economy and the environment, which is essential if policy-makers are to tackle global problems such as climate change, deforestation and unsustainable resource use; it provides a rigorous training in environmental and resource economics, which proves valuable to employers in local and national government, government agencies, environmental organisations, business and academia.
A good honours 1st degree (or overseas equivalent) in economics or a related discipline. Students should have received a good training in economics, to at least intermediate level, and have sufficient knowledge of calculus and statistics. Previous work experience will be considered alongside academic qualifications. All applicants should submit a detailed CV.
Compulsory courses: microeconomics; macroeconomics; econometrics for environmental valuation; environmental economics; natural resource economics; dissertation. Optional modules (choose 1 from for example): development economics policy; international trade policy; political economy and economic policy; risk, uncertainty and information; international investment.
A number of methods of assessment are used in the Business School, including assignments, group work, presentation, and examinations. The method(s) of assessment for each module are detailed in the module description. The most common forms of assessment used are written assignments and exams. Help and guidance on other forms of assessment are given in the module in which they are used.
Scholarships may be available to home and international students.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,570 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 16,170 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,285 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Edgbaston Campus||Birmingham||B15 2TU||West Midlands|
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