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Course summary

Land Economy offers a full-time and a part-time PhD programme. The Department currently has over 70 PhD students at different stages of the programme, working in a range of areas. Further information is given on the Department's website. The aims of the PhD programme are: • to enable students of high calibre to pursue their education at an advanced applied level drawing on the primary disciplines of economics, planning and environmental policy, with additional specialisms in finance and law; • to provide students with opportunities both to build on and develop material which they may have studied at the undergraduate level as well as to broaden their knowledge base; • to provide opportunities for education in a multidisciplinary environment so as to advance the understanding of cognate disciplines and their applications; • to provide opportunities for learning with colleagues from different social, economic and legal systems; • to provide students with appropriate skills and experience to enable them to use information and resources critically and to equip them with the means to undertake their own research; and • to provide an educational environment with a strong research ethos that brings together students from a wide variety of backgrounds and fosters an international approach to common problems

Assessment method

Thesis / Dissertation The maximum length for the thesis is 80,000 words. Other In the third term (the fifth term for part-time students) students will submit a report of 10,000 words and have an oral assessment based on the report to confirm that satisfactory progress has been made – full registration for the PhD is subject to successfully completing this assessment.


Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK Masters (Pass). If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country, on the Postgraduate Admissions website. Minimum Academic Standard Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK Masters (Pass). If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country on the Postgraduate Admissions website.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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PhD in Land Economy at University of Cambridge - UCAS