Clare has particular strength in the broad and interdisciplinary subject of Land Economy. The Land Economy tripos studies the natural and built environment from a range of disciplinary (law, economics, finance, planning) and interdisciplinary (public policy, modelling, integrated research methods) perspectives.


Number of students per year
Typical offer

The minimum offer is A*AA at A-level, or 7 7 6 (42+ overall) from Higher Level subjects in the IB. For other qualifications, please see the University entrance requirements page.


Essential subjects

There are no specific subject requirements.

Useful subjects

 You may find Mathematics or Economics to be good preparation.

Land Economy at Clare

During the first year, students acquire a solid understanding of the core components of the subject, with papers on law, economics, methods and an interdisciplinary introduction to the spectrum of topics covered by the tripos.

In subsequent years, students further develop their knowledge of the core papers and gain exposure to more specialised subjects, including finance, planning, development and environmental policy.

The Land Economy tripos is highly regarded by employers in both the UK and overseas. The employment and career prospects of graduates have been consistently oustanding. In addition, the tripos paves the way for further study of the most pressing challenges the world faces today, such as environmental degradation, the future of cities and inequality.

Visit the University's subject page for more information.


Clare College

Professor Jorge E. Viñuales holds the Harold Samuel Chair of Law and Environmental Policy at the University of Cambridge and is the founder and former Director of the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG).

Director of Studies in Land Economy