|Environmental Law and Economics, 7,5 ECTS Credits|
|AIM OF THE COURSE|
|The course is preparatory for papers and master theses on environmental policy, regulation, products liability and safety.|
|Protection of the human civilisation and the environment requires radical changes in the use of resources, production methods and consumption patterns. The responsibility is borne by the many households, firms and public institutions. Environmental Law and constitutes an important part of the frame within which institutions and individuals work. An understanding of the effects of legal policy instruments is, therefore, of vital impartance for the future. The course includes and economic analysis of environmental principles such as sustainable development and polluter pays principle as well as specific laws e.g. land laws, city planning, production and emission standards, licenses, safety regulations, civil liability, administrative and criminal sanctions, taxes, deposits and compulsory insurance.|
|Examination of students will be carried out through both written and oral examinations, as well as through written assignments.
Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.
Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.
Economics 1, 20 points or the equivalent.
Documented knowledge of English equivalent to "Engelska B", or an international proficiency test, e.g. TOEFL, minimum score of 550/213.
|The course is graded according to the ECTS grading scale A-F|
|Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.|
|The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.|
|Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.
The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.