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Sustainability, Climate Change and Economics

Postgraduate | CUR-SCP549 | 2024

Identify where economics crosses paths with policies for climate action and sustainable development.Strip economic approaches to sustainability down to their essence. Unpack the taxation system. Look at local and global climate change initiatives.

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17 Nov 2024
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No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks
Start dates
25 Nov 2024

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Sustainability, Climate Change and Economics

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. review contemporary economic approaches and methodologies to sustainability and climate change, including casual as well as responsive aspects
    2. analyse and synthesise sustainability-informed attributes of economic activities and how properties and meta data can be used to create taxa to organise data that are useful for decision-making, management accounting and monitoring for effective sustainability and climate change action
    3. understand sustainability-informed economic approaches to climate change can be applied at local scales and integrated with global parameters and initiatives
    4. work individually and within groups to develop and refine techniques, methodologies and concepts to enhance the workability and acceptability of sustainability-informed approaches
    5. create innovative approaches that demonstrate research skills across a variety of disciplines and which contribute to international academic and business understanding
    6. evaluate and communicate ideas orally, in writing and with technological applications to ensure the implementation and uptake of concepts and ideas is effective.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Audio video equipment required
  • Other requirements - Additional materials. Access to the Internet. Admission to degree may be required.

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0.125 EFTSL
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