Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

National University of Ireland, Galway

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

  • Host University

    National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Location

    Galway, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Agriculture and Natural Resource Economics, Development Studies, Economics, Environmental Sustainability, International Economics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Students wishing to enroll in this course must have completed an introductory course in economics

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    This course looks at the relationship between economic activity and the natural environment. It deals with such topics as the exploitation of natural resources, environmental pollution and the natural environment as a source of enjoyment. It also discusses the notion of sustainable development, i.e. development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.