Governments design public policies such as taxes or emission trading schemes to mitigate the negative impacts of air or water pollution. Firms launch green business strategies such as investments in cleaner technologies, product labelling or socially responsible investments to improve their competiveness.
The Environmental Policy and Energy Economics Path" of the Environmental and Natural Resource Economics programme of Toulouse School of Economics is providing students with the analytical skills to assess, analyse and recommend economic policies and strategies to tackle environmental issues and manage natural resources.
The "Economics and Ecology Path" of the master is also providing students with tools to understand how biodiversity and ecosystems are modeled and measured, how one can measure the ecological and the economic value of biodiversity and ecosystems, and how economic policy can be used to influence human behavior and its consequences on biodiversity and ecosystems. The program emphasizes teamwork and hands-on experience with real-world case studies and datasets.
Students can choose to apply to one of the following paths:
- Environmental Policy and Energy Economics
- Ecology and Economics (in partnership with University Paul Sabatier)
Skills and career opportunities
Students in the Energy or Environmental Policy path will target jobs in natural resources management and sustainable development (large businesses, public institutions and local communities) or within international institutions or will pursue an academic career. This programme is mainly led by researchers, experts in environmental and natural resource economics within TSE.
Students in the Economics & Ecology path this Master will be put in an excellent position to work in any public or private organization that seeks to evaluate both the ecological and the economic consequences of human activities on biodiversity and ecosystems. Examples of such organizations include large companies, governmental bodies (both at the national and at the local level), NGOs, and supranational organizations.
- Policies and Business Strategies for a green economy
- Valuing the Environment
- Randomized Controlled Trials and Policy Evaluation
- Topics in Applied Econometrics
- Cost Benefit Analysis: Foundation and Practice
- Energy Economics and Climate Policy
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesEnvironmental Economics & Policy Natural Resource Management View 4 other Masters in Natural Resource Management in France
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Admission is based on academic excellence criteria. An undergraduate degree of at least 4 years of college or a Master’s degree is required, within a recognized curriculum considered as consistent with the program and approved by the TSE selection committee. Some brushing-up in Economics or Maths might be advisable in some cases.
- Curriculum vitae
- Cover letter (in French for Master standard track and in English for Master international track)
- Transcripts of your undergraduate studies (official translations in French or English)
- A copy of your Bachelor's degree or certificate of achievement
- An English language certificate for Master programs - International track: TOEFL iBT 90/120 minimum, IELTS 6.5/9 minimum or Cambridge English Advanced Certificate level C1
International5500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5500 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Toulouse
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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