No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.
This education has a focus on sustainability. The teacher has created the course or program to fit into at least one of our 10 sustainability criteria. For you as a student, the sustainability label means guidance, quality assurance, and a guarantee that courses or programs contain a pronounced perspective on sustainability.
You will understand why market economies produce pollution and why regulations are needed. Social solutions to the problem are explored, and you will learn how to analyze the effectiveness of control alternatives and policies.
You will also be introduced to the use and management of natural resources and explore alternative methods used to value environmental services, which are analyzed in a Cost-Benefit framework. Exercises, a case study and discussions of the concept of sustainable development and international issues like the Porter hypothesis and environmental and resource problems in developing countries are included.
The course consists of lectures, lessons and a case study, including computer exercises.
Prerequisites and selection
120 credits or equivalent. To provide the requirement in English by an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS, the English proficiency should be equivalent to the level of English 6/English Course B from Swedish Upper Secondary School.
Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.
The teaching is mainly conducted at the School of Business, Economics and Law (Vasagatan 1).