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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 Centres





Research Groups

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

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Dr Mike Turner 1939 - 2017

Jan 12, 2017

The Department are sad to report the passing of our former colleague Mike Turner, who died on January 7th, aged 77.

2016 Global Cities Forum was held in in Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU).

Dec 14, 2016

October 30th 2016, Dr Shailaja Fennell attended the 2016 Global Cities Forum held in Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU).

Emma Lees wins 2016 Journal of Environmental Law Richard Macrory Prize

Dec 14, 2016

The Journal of Environmental Law recently recognised the Department's Dr Emma Lees with the 2016 JEL Richard Macrory Prize for Best Article.

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