Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL2126: Environmental policy in times of crisis

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.


NQF Level 5
Credits 15 ECTS Value 15
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Mr Michail Melidis (Convenor)





Available via distance learning


After a long period in the doldrums, environmental issues are now on the frontline of mainstream politics affecting various sectors of business, society, and citizens' life. This module investigates the evolution and challenges of EU and British environmental policy in the wake of the recent economic crisis, Brexit, and COVID-19. In this course, you will have the opportunity to study and critique the latest developments of environmental policy from a European and British perspective. You will also explore topics such as the environment as a policy problem; the historical development of EU and British environmental policy, environmental leaders and laggards, and the impacts of the recent economic crisis, Brexit, and COVID-19. 

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