Ecological Econ and Sustainable Analysis (PHYS5031)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit will introduce selected recent topics from Ecological Economics, such as concepts of sustainability (definitions); comparisons with environmental economics, intergenerational discounting; time and equity in the climate change debate; valuing the environment; links between theories of well-being, consumerism and environmental impact; and cost benefit analysis. The unit sets the scene for the more detailed and specific units PHYS5032, PHYS5033, and PHYS5034.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Bachelor of Food and Agribusiness
- Graduate Certificate in Commerce
- Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science
- Graduate Certificate in Sustainability
- Graduate Diploma in Agriculture and Environment
- Graduate Diploma in Commerce
- Graduate Diploma in Environmental Science
- Graduate Diploma in Sustainability
- Master of Agriculture and Environment
- Master of Commerce
- Master of Environmental Science
- Master of Environmental Science and Law
- Master of Sustainability
Further unit of study information
2.5-hour lecture interspersed with hands-on exercises per week
Essay and comprehensive diary/notes from lectures (100%).
Faculty/department permission required?
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.