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Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus AI2602 (Autumn 2010–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The need for a legal framework for changes in the division into real property units and rights to land. The importance of co-ordination between planning and property formation. Basic legal rules for cooperation between property owners. Different methods for property formation, valuation and mortgages in property formation procedures. Property definition. Joint facilities and the methods to manage them. Utility easements and how to create them. The use of cadastral maps and different demands on accuracy.

Intended learning outcomes

The overall objective of the course is to provide knowledge of the legal framework concerning cadastral issues and the real property division and rights to land with the Swedish experience as an example.

At the end of the course the students are expected to be able to:

 *Identify legal problems related to cadastral operations and describe how they are dealt with in the Swedish legislation

 *Apply mentioned rules when solving cadastral problems and explain why and how they are applicable. 

 *Explain the cadastral procedure including measurement and mapping.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Admission for Master's Programme in Real Estate Development and Financial Services or a Bachelor's degree or equivalent (180 ETCS credits), in Land/Real Estate Economics/Development, Surveying, Law, Planning or Human Geography.

Documented proficiency in English B or equivalent (TOEFL, IELTS e g).

Recommended prerequisites

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The course literature will be announced at the beginning of the course.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • TEN1 - Examination, 4,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercises, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web AI2602

Offered by

ABE/Real Estate Planning and Land Law

Main field of study

Built Environment

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Eva Liedholm Johnsson, phone: 08-790 8619, e-mail: