POL3238 -  

Offering Academic Unit
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2016/17

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The course aims to nurture critical thinking of environmental policy and governance among students. It introduces the rationale and contexts of environmental decision-making. More importantly, it highlights both aspects, scientific and political, of understanding environmental harm, evaluating costs of intervention or non-action, and creating/formulating environmental policies. By studying the politics, economics, and management of environmental policy and governance, the students will gain insights and hands on experiences in analyzing real life environmental challenges and human responses. By taking the course, the students are prepared to engage in debating contemporary environmental issues from a more informed, analytical perspective.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Public Policy