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Agricultural and Resource Economics (AGRI20033)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2017
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeAGRI20033
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date


This subject is about the application of economic analysis to public choices about alternative resource uses.


Learning outcomes

On completion of this subject students will understand:

  • Principles underlying agricultural and natural resource economic policies
  • Principles and practice of social benefit cost analysis of agricultural resource uses
  • Principles governing the operation of agricultural value chains

Generic skills

On completion of this subject, students should have developed:

  • Capacity to apply economic logic to real world problems about using natural resources
  • Ability to integrate knowledge from different disciplines
  • Communication skills through written and oral presentations
  • Quantitative analysis skills
  • Sense of intellectual curiosity

Last updated: 29 April 2017