Political Economy of the Environment (L7094A)
30 credits, Level 6
In this module you:
- develop an in-depth knowledge of the key debates in climate change and environmental degradation
- carry out advanced and independent research on a political economy of the environment topic
- critically review relevant literature on a specific topic.
- capitalism and the environment
- sustainable consumption
- cultural political economy
- environmental economics
- ecological economics
- private environmental governance
- climate change denial and case studies on China and India.
30%: Coursework (Essay, Group presentation)
70%: Written assessment (Essay)
Contact hours and workload
This module is 300 hours of work. This breaks down into 36 hours of contact time and 264 hours of independent study.
This module is running in the academic year 2017/18. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
This module is offered on the following courses:
- Economics and International Relations BA
- Geography and International Relations BA
- Geography and International Relations MArts
- International Relations BA
- International Relations and Anthropology BA
- International Relations and Development BA
- International Relations and Sociology BA
- International Relations and a Language (with a study abroad year) BA
- International Relations with a Language BA
- Politics and International Relations BA