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PhD Land Economy

 Course Level
PhD
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
3 Years
 Start month
October

 Tuition fee

International
19989 GBP
National
7626 GBP
EU
7626 GBP

Application fee

International 50 GBP
National 50 GBP
EU 50 GBP
Department
Department of Land Economy
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)7.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)100
GMAT (avg)600
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About this course

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:

i) to enable students of a 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;

ii) to provide students with opportunities both to build on and develop material which they may have studied at undergraduate level as well as to broaden their knowledge base;

iii) to provide opportunities for education in a multidisciplinary environment so as to advance the understanding of cognate disciplines and their applications;

iv) to provide opportunities for learning with colleagues from different social, economic and legal systems;

v) 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;

vi) 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

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Eligibility Criteria

Expected 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.

IELTS: 7.5 ( 7 in each elemet.)

TOEFL: 110 (25 ine ach section.)

CAE
Score: Grade A or B (with at least 193 in each individual element) plus a language centre assessment.

CPE
Score: Grade A, B, or C (with at least 200 in each individual element)

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Course Modules

One to one supervision
The University of Cambridge publishes an annual Code of Practice which sets out the University’s expectations regarding supervision.


Feedback
Students can expect to receive an online feedback report each term.

Assessment
Thesis
The maximum length for the thesis is 80,000 words.

Other
In the third Term (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.

Students are required to complete at least once per per year a Training and Progress Log recording details of any training sessions they have undertaken and noting their progress to date.  The Department offers some in-house research training and advice sessions for PhD students and also encourages students to make full use of the training opportunities available via the University's Social Sciences Research Methods Centre.

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How to Apply

Preparation
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Having fully researched the course you are interested in, make sure you now have the relevant information you need to apply:

  • Course name
  • Application and funding deadlines
  • The relevant required supporting documents (e.g. transcripts, CV, etc.) in pdf format to upload.
  • Email addresses for your academic referees. You should ensure you have theirconsent before you apply.
  • A choice of up to two colleges to consider your application.
  • Apply Online using the GRADSAF

When you have completed the necessary preparation, and you are ready to begin your online application, you should take note of the following important information.

  • There is an application charge of (GBP Sterling) £50 per application. You can make the payment by providing your credit card details to our secure server when you submit the online application.
  • Your application is not complete without the required supporting documentation which can be uploaded via your self service account after you submit the online application form.
  • You will need to submit a separate application, with separate supporting documents, for each course you wish you to apply for.

Upload Supporting Documentation
Once you have submitted your application, you will be given access to your Self-Service Account. You will have 14 days from submission of your application to upload all mandatory documents.

Please check your course's entry to see what supporting documents you will be required to submit. These will also be listed on your self-service account once you have submitted your application. For more information on what the specific requirements of each document are, and how to submit them, please see the section on Supporting Documentation.

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