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Vision:

Knowledge Creation and Dissemination for Sustainable Human-Nature Interaction.

Mission:

Conduct and facilitate research focusing on the CORE, e.g., Conservation, Optimization, Reduction and Exploration.

In view of the current lack of awareness and knowledge of environmental issues, the M Phil Environmental Economics Program is designed to:

  • Impart sound and critical understanding of the nexus between the economy and the environment.
  • Teach major concepts and theories to explain and describe the economic behavior of human beings and its impact on the environment.
  • Outline and contrast the major economic schools of thought on the environment, and highlight the weaknesses of each market system (especially with regard to environmental issues) and discuss the associated role of the government in the economy.
  • Supply high quality personnel, focusing on dissemination of knowledge on environmental issues, to the federal and provincial governments, to educational and research institutions and to the private sector.

 

Eligibility Criteria for M.Phil Environmental Economics:

The eligibility criteria is: Masters in Economics, Agricultural Economics or BS-Honors with Economics, Biology, and Environmental Sciences (with at least a second division (annual system) or CGPA of 2.50 (out of 4.0 in the Semester System) are eligible to apply. Additionally those who have done masters or hold a BS-Honours degree (in other disciplines) but have sufficient working experience in the areas of Environment and Climate change may also apply.

Academic Program:

Total Credit Hours: 46

Core Course Credit hrs: 25

Elective Course Credit hrs: 06

Thesis/Research Work 15
Duration: 2 years (with the provision of one year extension)

 

Semester wise program structure :

 

S. No

Course

Credits

S. No

Course

Credits

Semester-I

Semester-II

1.

ENV-600 Economics of Environment and Natural Resources

4

 

ENV-605 Valuation and Measurement Techniques in Environmental Economics

4

2.

ENV-601 Microeconomic Theory

3

 

ENV-610 Estimation Techniques for Environmental Valuation

4

3.

ENV-602 Macroeconomic Theory

3

 

Elective-I

3

4.

ENV-615 Sustainable Development and Economic Policy

4

 

Elective-II

3

Semester-III

Semester-IV

9.

ENV-631 Research Methodology for Environmental Economics

3

11.

Thesis

09

10.

Research Proposal/ Thesis

6

 

 

List of Elective Courses:

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hrs

ENV-625

Economics of Climate Change

3

ENV-700

Population Dynamics and Environment

3

ENV-702

International Economics and Environment

3

ENV-704

Agricultural Economics and Environment

3

ENV-706

Industrial Economics and Environment

3

ENV-708

Governance and Global Environmental Issues

3

ENV-710

Urbanization and Environment

3

ENV-712

Poverty and Environment

3

ENV-714

Environmental Laws – National and International

3

ENV-716

Environment and Technology

3

ENV-718

Environment and Health

3

ENV-720

Environmental Economics: Energy

3

ENV-722

Environmental Economics: Water

3

ENV-724

Environmental Economics: Forests

 

ENV-726

Public Finance and Environmental Policy Instruments

3

ENV-728

Remote Sensing and GIS for Environmental Economists

3

ENV-730

Ecological Economics

3

ENV-731

Science and Environment

3

ENV-732

Environmental Quality and Standards

3

ENV-734

Environmental Issues, Policies and Institutions in Pakistan

3

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