Postgraduate Course: Applications in Ecological Economics (PGGE11003)
|School||School of Geosciences
||College||College of Science and Engineering
||Availability||Available to all students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Home subject area||Postgraduate Courses (School of GeoSciences)
||Other subject area||None
||Taught in Gaelic?||No
|Course description||Environmental problems are transdisciplinary in nature, and in order to fully address such problems policy makers need to draw on knowledge from numerous fields. The course will be based on case studies and applications drawn from the experience of staff within the University. The course is suitable for students who have an interest in integrating different disciplines to address current environmental problems.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?||Yes
Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2011/12 Semester 2, Available to all students (SV1)
||WebCT enabled: Yes
|King's Buildings||Lecture||1-11|| 09:00 - 13:00|
||Week 18, Monday, 09:00 - 13:00, Zone: King's Buildings. Crew Building, room 302 |
|No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|The understanding of how economics, ecology and other disciplines may be integrated and applied to current environmental problems in order to develop and enhance environmental policy.
Turner, Pearce & Bateman (1994) Environmental Economics. An Elementary Introduction. Harvester Wheatsheaf. [Two copies on reserve SAC library]
Pearce, D. and Turner, R.K. (1990) Economics of Natural Resources and the Environment. Harvester Wheatsheaf. [Two copies on reserve SAC library]
Faber, M, Manstetten, R. and Proops, J. (1996) Ecological Economics: Concepts and Methods. Edward Elgar.
Political Science/Sustainability/Economic critique/Measuring sustainability
Clayton, A.M.H. and Radcliffe, N.J. (1996) Sustainability: a Systems Approach. Earthscan. [KB bookshop/library catalogue]
Reid, D (1997) Sustainable Development. Earthscan. [KB bookshop/library catalogue]
Meadows, D.H., Meadows, D.L. and Randers, J. (1992) Beyond the Limits. Earthscan. [KB bookshop/library catalogue]
Daly, H.E. and Cobb, J. B. (1989) For the Common Good. Green Print.
Edwards-Jones, G., Davies, B. and Hussain, S.S. (2000) Ecological economics. An Introduction. Blackwell: Oxford. Chapters 1-3 and 11.
Multi-criteria analysis/Participatory Appraisal
Edwards-Jones, Davies and Hussain (2000) Ecological Economics: An Introduction. Blackwell: Oxford. Chapters 7 and 10 [SAC library]
|Keywords||Applications in Ecological Economics
|Course organiser||Dr Salman Hussain
Tel: (0131) 535 4307
|Course secretary||Mrs Elspeth Martin
Tel: 0131 535 4198
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