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Environmental and Natural Resources Economics

Toulouse School of Economics

Master
12 months
Duration
5500 EUR/year
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About

The Environmental and Natural Resource Economics programme of Toulouse School of Economics studies environmental issues such as pollution, climate change and the conservation of biodiversity are currently in the headlines of economic debate.

Overview

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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