Welcome to Studying Land Economy

You will find that Land Economics is a broad, varied and interesting intersection of economics, law, planning, the environment and other disciplines. Land economists learn to see the interconnections between things and look at the world from various practical angles looking for the best outcomes for society and the environment.

After the first year, our undergraduate course allows you to pick subjects which interest you - letting you choose your own route and tailor your degree. You will learn a broad set of technical, statistical, analytical and writing skills which are in high demand in jobs today. In fact, the Land Economy degree has one of the strongest employment records across Cambridge.


  • Degree Course: BA in Land Economy

    The undergraduate degree in Land Economy offers students the opportunity to build valuable skill sets, study some of the key issues of our time, and cultivate excellent career opportunities. If you are looking for a degree that will give you an intellectual challenge and a wide breadth of career opportunities, this is it.

    Law, economics and their relationship to the built and natural environment are at the heart of this course. In addition to these core areas, the issues studied on the degree have real-world applications and international scope. As you discover your areas of interest, you will also have the chance to explore real-world issues like:

    • Environmental protection
    • City Planning
    • The principles of business regulation
    • The financial aspects of real estate
    • International development
    • Financial regulation
    • Principles of public and private institutions
    • Mechanisms of the European Union

Learn about Land Economy

If you are academically ambitious, are looking for a degree which looks at the world with a practical focus and good career prospects Land Economy may be for you.

In brief

Open Days will be taking place on 4th and 5th July 2024

Our students and staff look forward to meeting you if you are able to make an Open Day. We also have plenty of virtual resources for those of you who can't. Register for an Open Day here.

How to apply

For further information on the application process, click here

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