University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Environmental Policy

The course offers specialist training in the economic and legal concepts and techniques relevant to the design, implementation and assessment of environmental policy.

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd class Honours degree or equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English must demonstrate their proficiency via a formal test and reach the required standard.

Course modules

Compulsory modules include: fundamentals of environmental regulation; environmental and resource economics; concepts in ecological economics; core skills; advanced techniques for environmental policy; plus options including: advanced environmental law; urban economics; public policy; institutions and development; in addition to the course fee students may have to pay a college fee.

Assessment methods

Assessed by essays, written and oral examinations, dissertation; successful completion allows continuation to PhD study.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 11,367 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MPhil Full-time £ 19,557 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

Key information

Graduate Office
Telephone number: 
01223 337155/337123