Gain a multidisciplinary understanding of the environment and the economy, and the interaction between them.
Environmental issues fill the headlines — climate change, pollution, species loss, to name but a few. In this program, you will study important questions such as how it might be possible to grow the economy while protecting the environment at the same time. You will reflect and exchange on the complexities of our current model of economic development and evaluate how sustainable it is.
Why choose the Department of Economics
The Department’s specialty is to educate you to move beyond ready-made ideas. We help you build academic and professional credibility by teaching you solid statistical and analytical skills. You will be prepared to work in environment-economy policy development and analysis in the public, private and non-profit sectors.
Part of your learning experience
In your fourth year, you have the opportunity to carry out a directed research project in the field.