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Ethics, Economics & Environmental Protection (Module)

Module description

This module aims to equip students with the capacity to think critically about ethical and economic approaches to environmental protection issues and the relationship between the two. It will examine human rights, eco-centric, utilitarian and economic perspectives both at the theoretical level and in the practical context of policy arguments over the appropriate role of regulatory, community-centred, and market-based forms of environmental decision-making.

Please note that module information is indicative and may change year to year

Staff information


Teaching pattern

1-hour lectures & 1-hour seminars weekly

Module assessment - more information

2-hour examination (50%) & 2,500-word essay (50%)

Key information

Module code 5SSPP215

Credit level 5

Assessment coursework

Credit value 15 credits

Semester Semester 2 (spring)

Study abroad module No