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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics

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About the Department of Land Economy

The Department of Land Economy is a leading international centre, providing a full programme of taught courses within an intensive, research-oriented environment. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework assessment, 50% of the Department's research work was described as "World Leading" and a further 38% as "Internationally Excellent".

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Undergraduate Study

A full, three year honours degree programme (known as the Tripos) leads to the award of a Cambridge first degree (the BA). The main disciplines are law and economics, but with options in aspects of the environment, business finance and resource management. There are approximately 40 first year students each year. The degree leads to many career opportunities.

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Postgraduate Study

There are a number of postgraduate courses offered by the Department of Land Economy, including MPhil taught and research programmes in Environmental Policy, in Real Estate Finance, in Planning Growth and Regeneration and in Land Economy Research. The Department also offers a full PhD programme. The department is also offering a new Masters in Real Estate (MSt) 2 year, part-time course from 2016.

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Research Groups

There are two core Research Groups within the Department, each containing leading international scholars:

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Professor Viñuales elected Chairman of the Compliance Committee of the UN-ECE Protocol on Water and Health

Mar 20, 2017

At its fourteenth meeting, in March 2017, the Compliance Committee of the UN-ECE Protocol on Water and Health elected Professor Jorge E. Viñuales, Harold Samuel Chair of Law and Environmental Policy and Director of the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance, as its Chairman for the next triennium.

Land Economy undergraduate student research published by ANREV

Feb 23, 2017

The Department is pleased to announce that Thuqan Al-Hindawi, an MPhil student in Land Economy, has recently had research from his undergraduate dissertation published by the Asian association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate Vehicles (ANREV).

PhD student Ante Busic-Sontic wins conference scholarship

Feb 15, 2017

The Pacific Rim Real Estate Society (PRRES) has awarded PhD student Ante Busic-Sontic with the Post-Graduate Research Scholarship at the 23rd Annual PRRES conference in Sydney (15-18 January 2017).

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Upcoming events

Workshop series - session #1: Telecommunications - 10th of May

May 10, 2017

Latimer Room, Clare College. Trinity Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TL

Workshop series - session #2: Transport - 17th of May

May 17, 2017

Latimer Room, Clare College. Trinity Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TL

Workshop series - session #3: Water - 24th of May

May 24, 2017

Boardroom, Faculty of Architecture. 1 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge CB2 1PX

Workshop series - session #4: Waste - 31st of May

May 31, 2017

Boardroom, Faculty of Architecture. 1 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge CB2 1PX

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