Warwick/Coventry, United Kingdom

Environmental Economics

when 16 July 2023 - 5 August 2023
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 EC
fee GBP 2150

Environmental economics studies how economic activity and policy may affect the environment in which we live.

This course provides students with theoretical and methodological tools that allow them to apply principles of economics to study how natural resources are (or should be) evaluated and managed.

Contemporary environmental problems, such as climate change, sustainable development and transboundary pollution are discussed in light of the concepts introduced in the first part of the course.

Course leader

Juliana Cunha Carneiro Pinto, Teaching Fellow, Department of Economics, University of Warwick

Target group

This course is open to students who are studying or have previously studied Economics or Mathematics at University level. You should attach your most recent transcript or provide a screenshot of your modules from your student portal as evidence when you apply. Students should also meet our standard entry requirements and must be aged 18 or over by the time the Summer School commences and have a good understanding of the English language.

Course aim

Environmental economics studies how economic activity and policy may affect the environment in which we live. This course provides students with theoretical and methodological tools that allow them to apply principles of economics to study how natural resources are (or should be) evaluated and managed. Contemporary environmental problems, such as climate change, sustainable development and transboundary pollution are discussed in light of the concepts introduced in the first part of the course.

Credits info

7.5 EC
You must check with the relevant office of your institution if you will be awarded credit, but many institutions will allow this. In general, you’ll earn 3-4 credits in the US system, and 7.5 ECTS in the European system. Warwick will provide any necessary supporting evidence to help evaluate the worth of the course.

Fee info

GBP 2150: Student Rate - Tuition fee applies to any student enrolled at a University or College anywhere in the world (includes the social programme and guest lecture series)
GBP 2950: Standard rate - Tuition fee includes the social programme and guest lecture series.

Scholarships

We offer enhanced discounts for Warwick alumni, Offer Holders, Summer School Alumni and Students at partners institutions and group bookings of 10+ students.