This page is for the academic year 2017-18. The current handbook year is 2020-21
Department: Economics and Finance
NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
||Available in 2017/18
||L1T209 Public Economics
||L1T309 Experimental Economics
||L1T409 Environmental & Natural Resource Economics
Excluded Combination of Modules
- To provide the students with an advanced knowledge and critical understanding of issues related to natural resource management.
- Introduction to Natural Resource Constraints.
- Ecological Systems over Time.
- Population Models.
- Optimal Resource Management over Time.
- Renewable Resource Economics.
- Non-Renewable Resource Economics.
- Fisheries and Forsets: Optimal Harvesting, Stock Recovery, and Assessing Extinction.
- Be able to interpret scholarly literature at the frontier of research in natural resource management;
- Have an advanced knowledge and critical understanding of the contribution of economic analysis to problems in natural resource economics.
- Have a critical knowledge of, and be able to engage in advanced discussion of, current theoretical and empirical research in the field of natural resource economics.
- Have acquired relevant analytical techniques for own analysis of resource problems.
- Be able to apply advanced problem-solving and analytical skills to complex issues in natural resource management.
- Written Communication;
- Planning, Organising and Time Management;
- Problem Solving and Analysis;
- Using initiative;
- Computer Literacy.
Modes of Teaching, Learning and Assessment and how these contribute to
the learning outcomes of the module
- A combination of lectures, seminars and guided reading will contribute to achieving the aims and learning outcomes of this module. The seminars will train the students to solve analytical problems in natural resource management, identify and critically discuss its applications as well as giving students opportunity to identify research questions.
- The summative written examination will test students' knowledge and critical understanding of the material covered in the module, their analytical and problem-solving skills.
Teaching Methods and Learning Hours
||1 per week
|Preparation and Reading
||Component Weighting: 100%
||Length / duration
|Unseen written examination
Students will receive written comments on a formative written assignment. Additional formative assessment, and feedback, may take a number of forms such as oral feedback on work prepared by students for seminars; answers to questions either discussed during a seminar, or posted on DUO.
■ Attendance at all activities marked with this symbol will be monitored. Students who fail to attend these activities, or to complete the summative or formative assessment specified above, will be subject to the procedures defined in the University's General Regulation V, and may be required to leave the University