Taught course

Economic and Environmental Modelling

National University of Ireland Galway · J E Cairnes School of Business and Economics

Entry requirements

Students admitted to the course will normally hold a primary degree with Second Class Honours, Grade 1 or equivalent, which will have included the study of economics to intermediate level. Students who hold a Higher Diploma in Economics with Second Class Honours, Grade 1, or equivalent may also apply.

Months of entry


Course content

This is an innovative programme for students interested in
contributing to environmental policy and to sustainable longterm
management of rural and urban resources. It aims to equip
graduates with quantitative modelling skills to meet the diverse
challenges of global climate change, sustainable development
and environmental governance. The programme includes an
internship in a research institute or development agency, which
allows you to apply the skills learned on the programme in a
real-world environment. You will take courses in subjects such
as Microeconomics, Urban and Rural Resource Governance,
Data Management and Survey Techniques, Econometrics,
Environmental Economics, Economic Modelling, and Cost
Benefit Analysis and Evaluation.

Qualification and course duration


full time
10approx months

Course contact details

Dr. Thomas van Rensburg
+353 (0)91 49 38 58