University of London International Programmes

Course Introduction

The programme gives students the opportunity to develop a critical understanding of the different ways in which economic decisions, market forces and government policies can affect the natural environment; a sound knowledge of the theory and techniques of non'market valuation to estimate the demand for environmental quality or the cost of environmental degradation; the ability to design and critically evaluate public policies towards the environment and natural resources; an appreciation of the usefulness of environmental economics in informing political decision'making; enhanced communication and presentation skills; the ability to access the environmental economics literature and to pursue their own research.

Course Modules

Modules include: Economic principles; economics of environmental policy; environmental valuation: theory, techniques and application; natural resource economics; applied econometrics; climate change and development; environmental science and management; environmental assessment; environmental auditing and environmental management systems; ethics for environment and development; international environmental law; project planning and management; water resources management; or sustainable land management; or sustainable forest management.

Course Additional Entry

An (Honours) degree or equivalent in appropriate subject required for MSc; graduates in other disciplines which have included appropriate subjects and suitable preliminary training for this course, and non'graduates with previous education approved by the University as degree'equivalent, are considered for Postgraduate Diploma; advanced level of ability to work in English is required, equivalent to IELTS score 7.0 or TOEFL Test of English score 600.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 - 5 years
Distance Learning
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,450  Whole course. First year overseas fees
2 - 5 years
Distance Learning
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,450  Whole course. First year home fees
Short Course
Distance Learning
PgCert £4,200  Whole course. First year overseas fees
Short Course
Distance Learning
PgCert £4,200  Whole course. First year home fees
2 - 5 years
Distance Learning
PgDip £8,400  Whole course. First year overseas fees
2 - 5 years
Distance Learning
PgDip £8,400  Whole course. First year home fees