University of Kent
Agri-Environmental Economics and Policy
This course enables students to gain a deep understanding of economic theory and policy, and their application to the environment at the local, regional and global levels from this course. It develops their analytical abilities to evaluate agri-environmental policy options that could be used to combat a number of agri-environmental issues including air and water pollution, biodiversity management, climate change, natural resources, and protection of rural areas.
A 1st degree (good 2nd class or equivalent) in economics or another relevant subject, plus evidence of a quantitative background.
Modules include: Advanced microeconomics; econometric methods; political economy of public policy; economics of environmental policy; rural and peasant economies; research methods; plus optional modules.
Assessment is based on a mixture of assignments, projects and written examinations (in May). The programme is completed by a research-based dissertation of 10,000-12,000 words on an approved topic between May and September.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,950 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,370 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,000 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Canterbury Campus||Canterbury||CT2 7NZ||South East|
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