Ecological Econ & 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 PHYS 5032, PHYS 5033, and PHYS 5034.
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 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-hour lecture and 1-hour tutorial per week.
Major essay, tutorial summary, and course compilation diary (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.