Environmental Economics

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
LEVEL
Bachelor
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
3
PERIOD
04/09/2023 to 22/01/2024

Course Description

The course unit aims to augment and deepen the students’ knowledge in micro- and macroeconomics in a more complex manner, such that the objectives of environmental
protection and the vision of sustainable development may be exercised as a skill. Having completed this course unit, students will be able to make more balanced, fair, equitable, and socially and environmentally desirable decisions, but also to assess and evaluate decisions taken by others.

Subject area

Energy

Time format

weekly

Educational-info

Competences

The student is sensitive towards and is capable of solidarity with future generations, and
is capable of taking future-conscious, fair and equitable decisions.
2. The student is capable of drawing up economic, social and environmental plans for the
future, and is competent at assessing these.
3. They are capable of assessing decisions taken from an economic, social and environmental
aspect, bearing in mind the impacts on future generations.
4. They are capable of identifying and evaluating the micro and macro-level conflicts of the
economy and the environment, and crafting socially and environmentally desirable
solutions.
5. They are competent in recognising problems arising from pollution, and are capable of
finding appropriate solutions.
6. The student is capable of implementing environmental economic theory into practice.
7. They are capable of making a well-established choice between environmental regulatory
tools, based on the limits of their applicability.

Prerequisites

none

Duration

28 h / 14 weeks

ECTS

3

Validation mode

Written examination

Maximum number of students

25

Organizer

Partner

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Faculty

Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences

Department

Department of Environmental Economics

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