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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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Cambridge Future Cities Conference and PhD competition 2018

Jan 19, 2018

Date announced for Cambridge Future Cities Conference 2018. PhD Prize Fellowship competition now open for entries.

Land Economy MPhil Prizewinners 2017-2018

Dec 14, 2017

Congratulations to all the MPhil student prizewinners.

US Department of Energy workshop on green real estate economics

Oct 12, 2017

Dr Franz Fuerst, Reader in Housing and Real Estate Finance at the Department, participated in a workshop jointly hosted by the US Department of Energy and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory that took place in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on 6th and 7th October.

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The Land Economy Departmental Open Day is now fully booked. Join the waiting list to be notified when a space becomes available!

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