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Economics of Sustainability

Undergraduate | MUR-SUS305 | 2024

Approach the topic of sustainability from an economic standpoint. Investigate some of the economic tools and techniques decision-makers draw on to address sustainability problems. Address where climate change fits into this discussion.

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Enrol by
16 June 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
24 June 2024

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Economics of Sustainability

About this subject

  • On successful completion of the subject you will be able to:

    1. demonstrate a critical understanding of existing economic perspectives as they pertain to sustainability
    2. analyse contemporary debates surrounding issues of sustainability and economic development
    3. engage in contemporary debates surrounding issues of sustainability and economic development
    4. communicate clearly both orally and in writing

Entry requirements


Students must have completed 18 credit points (6 OUA subjects) at Level 1 before enrolling in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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