Information from the course leader
Welcome to the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and the course NA0130
Practical information: Below you can find important information that is good to know for you as a student:
* You have to register yourself in the course via Ladok Student. You can only log in after you have obtained an SLU student account. More information about how to create a student account can be found here: https://student.slu.se/en/study-support/it-support/support/new-student---start/
* The self-registration is open 210317-210329
* If you have been admitted to the course with conditions, you cannot register online and must contact the course leader who decides if you can still register. Only registered students can participate in the course and have access study material.
* You must be admitted and registered to attend the course. Unregistered students may NOT stay on the premises, for reasons of insurance.
* If you are entitled of extra educational support, please inform the course leader at the start of the course so that special arrangements can be made. For educational support for an exam, contact the educational administrator at email@example.com along with your certificate from Nais 15 workings days prior to the examination. More information here: https://student.slu.se/en/study-support/study-support/funka/
* If you cancel the course, you should immediately notify the educational administrators at firstname.lastname@example.org, who in turn will inform the course leader and register a non-completion of the course in Ladok after your approval. You are also able to register a non-completion of the course (within three weeks after course start) in Ladok yourself.
* You are automatically registered for the first exam of the course in Ladok Student. You can find your anonymity code in Ladok Student. Please note that you still have to register yourself for the re-exam in Ladok Student. This applies only to exams and re-exams within the Department of Economics.
* Corrected exams can usually be collected Wednesdays from 12.30 - 14.30 in room D416 or D417 in Ulls Hus. Due to Covid, it is best to contact email@example.com to get help with collection of your exam instead of coming to the office as we are, for the most part, working remotely. Are you a new student? Find more information here: https://student.slu.se/en/studies/new-student/uppsala/.
Do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions!
Kind regards, The administration
The course evaluation is now closed
Once the evaluation is closed, the course coordinator and student representative have 1 month to draft their comments. The comments will be published in the evaluation report.
Additional course evaluations for NA0130
Academic year 2020/2021Environmental Policy (NA0130-M4085) 2021-03-24 - 2021-05-02
Academic year 2019/2020Environmental Policy (NA0130-40079) 2020-03-25 - 2020-04-30
Academic year 2018/2019Environmental Policy (NA0130-40123) 2019-03-26 - 2019-05-02
Academic year 2017/2018Environmental Policy (NA0130-40047) 2018-03-21 - 2018-04-26
Academic year 2016/2017Environmental Policy (NA0130-40035) 2017-03-22 - 2017-04-27
Academic year 2015/2016Environmental Policy (NA0130-40006) 2016-03-22 - 2016-04-28
Academic year 2014/2015Environmental Policy (NA0130-40039) 2015-03-30 - 2015-05-03
Academic year 2013/2014Environmental Policy (NA0130-40018) 2014-03-31 - 2014-05-04
Academic year 2012/2013Environmental Policy (NA0130-40065) 2013-04-02 - 2013-05-05
Academic year 2011/2012Environmental Policy (NA0130-40106) 2012-03-26 - 2012-04-29
Academic year 2010/2011Environmental Policy (NA0130-40060) 2011-03-28 - 2011-04-29
Academic year 2009/2010Environmental Policy (NA0130-40106) 2010-03-25 - 2010-04-30
Academic year 2009/2010Environmental Policy (NA0130-20160) 2009-11-05 - 2010-01-15
NA0130 Environmental Policy, 7.5 CreditsEnvironmental Policy
SubjectsEnvironmental science Economics
Education cycleMaster’s level
Advanced study in the main fieldSecond cycle, only first-cycle courses as entry requirements(A1N)
Prior knowledgeSkills equivalent to 180 credits, including 90 credits in economics.
Skills equivalent to English B from upper secondary school.
ObjectivesThe purpose of the course is to give theoretical and empirical knowledge on design of environmental policies for sustainable development. Having completed the course, participants will
- have knowledge on efficient design of policy instruments and institutions at the local, regional and international scales and different time perspectives
- be able to compare and evaluate instruments – command and control, economic, markets and voluntary - with respect to different criteria
- be able to construct simple models of efficient policy design
- understand the role of uncertainty and risk in nature and human behaviour for policy design
- understand implications of market structure
ContentTopics described and analysed are:
- comparison of different policy instruments with respect to alternative criteria
- spatial and temporal perspectives
- non-compliance and enforcement of policy instruments
- uncertainty and asymmetric information
- market structure
Formats and requirements for examinationPassed exam, project tasks and exercises.
- If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
- If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
- If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
- For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.
- The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
- If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.