Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
An understanding of the economist’s approach to evaluating government investments or programmes, the welfare economics foundations for economic valuation methods and environmental cost-benefit analysis, and other economic theories relevant to project and policy appraisals.
- To provide microeconomic and public economic fundamentals leading to need for conducting a cost-benefit analysis
- To outline the theoretical concept of cost-benefit analysis
- To illustrate methods used for valuation of project impacts
- To discuss case studies and highlight common errors in impact valuation and cost-benefit analysis
- Class discussion
- Problem-based learning
- Project-based learning
- Case study
- PowerPoint Presentations
- Chalkboard/ Whiteboard
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations