University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Economics (Environmental Economics)

This course aims to provide training in modern theories and techniques in environmental economics at the postgraduate level. It provides training for those aiming to be environmental economists in national and international public and private institutions including environmental consultancies.

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 (or overseas equivalent) in economics/econometrics or a related subject; knowledge of mathematics and statistics; Applicants whose 1st language is not English: IELTS: overall 7, writing score 7, no other score below 6; TOEFL (iBT) overall 100, with at least 25 in each of the 4 sections.

Course modules

Modules include: Microeconomic theory; economics of environmental policy; econometric methods; approved optional course unit; pre session mathematics; cross section econometrics; economics of natural resources; environmental valuation; approved optional course unit. Optional modules: environment and development; theories of environmental governance; environmental impact assessment; concepts in environmental law; politics, economics and environment; global environmental politics; conservation and development; water and sanitation planning and policy in developing countries.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,625 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,625 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,625 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,625 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,625 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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School of Social Sciences
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0161 275 4471