Land Economy

  • UCAS Code: KL41 BA/LE
  • Campus Code: 4
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Places per year: 1-2

Land Economy combines law and economics with aspects of the environment, business, finance and resource management.

Throughout the course you’ll study a broad range of topics including law, environmental policy and economics, and you can choose to specialise in one discipline from your second year.

Land Economy

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Course Overview

Land Economy focuses on law, economics, and their relationship to the built and natural environments. In the 21st century, these subjects affect the daily lives of people around the world.

On this course, you’ll get to the heart of some of our biggest challenges by learning across these disciplines. You can also explore other key areas including business regulation, the financial aspects of real estate and international development.

How You Learn

Teaching is provided through lectures, seminars, project work and small-group supervisions.

You will usually have 10 to 14 hours of lectures, and 2 to 3 supervisions.

Assessment is by written examinations and through coursework and projects, as well as a 10,000 word dissertation in your third year.

Entry Requirements

Minimum Offer Level

A-Level: A*AA

IB Diploma: 41-42 points, with 776 at Higher Level

Other: See the University’s Entry Requirements page

Subject Requirements

While we don’t ask for any specific subjects to apply to Land Economy, we’d recommend certain subjects for a strong application:

  • Economics
  • Mathematics

You might be asked to achieve an A* in specific subjects (for example one of your essay-based subjects) as part of your offer.

Admissions Process

Written Work

Applicants for Land Economy are required to submit two school essays on any subject. You do not have to send this work before applying, we will write to you after you have applied and let you know exactly what you need to send and when.

Admissions Assessment

We do not require a written assessment for this subject.


Two interviews of around 25 minutes each.

Last updated: May 2024 for 2025 entry