Climate, Society and Economics

Within the specialisation Climate, Society and Economics you can choose among several courses.

More about the specialisation

Student can learn more about the education and research related to this specialisation by visiting the website of the Environmental Policy Group and the Environmental Economics and Natural Resources Group.

The following subjects are part of the MSc programme Climate Studies when selection the specialisation Climate, Society and Economics. The courses and thesis have to be selected in consultation and agreement with the study adviser. For more information visit the study handbook or contact the study adviser.


The common part
Subject Code Period* Phase
Compulsory
Introduction to Global Change ESA-23306 1MO M1
Internship (24 ects; to be selected from the 11 chairs) 1,2,3,4,5,6 M2
Restricted optional: select one out of these two subjects**
Principles of Climate Change Economics and Policy ENR-22806 1AF M1
Principles of Earth and Ecosystem Science SOC-23306 1AF M1
Restricted optional: select one out of these two subjects**
Design of Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies WSG-60812 5AF+6WD M1
Academic Consultancy Training and Modular Skills Training YMC-60809, YMC-60300 1WD, 2WD, 3WD+4WD, 5WD, 6WD M1
Specialisation-related subjects
Subject Code Period* Phase
Compulsory
Climate Governance ENP-36306 5MO M1
Restricted optional: select (at least) two**
Environmental Policy: Analysis and Evaluation ENP-34306 2MO M1
Water Governance: Concepts and Practice ENP-37306 3WD M1
Sustainable Technology Development ENP-37803 + ENP-38303 4WD M1
International Environmental Policy ENP-30306 4WD M1
Theories and Models in Economics YSS-35306 4WD M1
Cost-Benefit Analysis and Environmental Valuation AEP-32306 6WD M1
Advanced International Environmental Politics ENP-39306 6WD M1
Restricted optional: select one**
MSc Thesis Environmental Policy ENP-80436 1,2,3,4,5,6 M2
MSc Thesis Environmental Economics and Natural Resources ENR-80436 1,2,3,4,5,6 M2
*MO = morning; AF= afternoon; WD = whole day.
**The restricted optional subjects have to be selected in consultation with the study adviser.
This course overview is based on the Wageningen University study handbook. The study handbook is guiding in case of any discrepancy.

Below you can see how your schedule may look like:

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