Lucy Cavendish aims to admit one to two undergraduates in Land Economy each year, and a number of others transfer into the course for Part IB or Part II. We also currently have nine MPhil and two PhD Land Economists, making for a small but supportive subject community in college.

The BA in Land Economy focuses on the use, management and development of the built and natural environment, and offers a solid grounding in both economics and law. The course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, but graduates go on to pursue a wide range of careers and Land Economy has one of the strongest records for post-BA employment in the University.

Further information about the course can be found on the Department and University websites.

Course Requirements

  • ​Some prior study of Geography, Economics and/or Mathematics is helpful, but not essential
  • A range of British and international qualifications may be acceptable

For more information, see the general Entrance Requirements and FAQs, or contact our Admissions Office (admissions@lucy-cav.cam.ac.uk)

Admissions Assessment

  • Pre-interview assessment is not required for Lucy Cavendish
  • Applicants invited for interview will be asked to sit the Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) in Cambridge on the day of their interviews. The TSA is ninety minutes in length. Specifications can be found in the Entry Requirements section here.

Director of Studies

Dr Sarada Chatterjee

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