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AI277U Degree Project in Real Estate 15.0 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus AI277U (Spring 2016–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The degree project should constitute a specialisation within the field of the Built Environment The course is designed as a limited research project in the area of Real Estate.

The course structure include inter alia the following parts: Literature studies, problem formulation, collection and compilation of data, analysis, report writing oral presentation and public discussion.

Intended learning outcomes

Applied to Master's degree (60 credits):

After completed degree project, the student should be able to

1. show knowledge of the disciplinary foundation of the chosen subject area understanding in current research and development and advanced method knowledge

2. demonstrate the ability to systematically search, collect and integrate knowledge and identify his/her needs of additional knowledge

3. demonstrate the ability to identify, analyse, assess and handle complex phenomena, issues and situations also with limited information

4. demonstrate the ability to plan and with adequate methods carry out qualified assignments within given time frames and to evaluate this work

5. demonstrate the ability to, orally and in writing, in dialogue with different groups clearly account for and discuss his/her conclusions and the knowledge and arguments underlying them

6. demonstrate the ability to make assessments considering relevant scientific, social and ethical aspects

7. show such skills that is required to participate in research and development or to work independently in other qualified activities

Course disposition

Language of instruction: Swedish

AI277U replaces AI276U

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

At least 30 credits of which 15 with specialisation for second-cycle studies within main field of study. At least 37.5 credits should be completed in the education before the degree project may be started, of which 22.5 credits should be included in the Eiendomsfinanstudiet. Examiner decides and control that the student has the specialisation that is required and that the student has completed the main part of the course Research Methodology before the degree project is started. Exemption can after assessment be granted by the director of first and second cycle education.

Recommended prerequisites

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Kurslitteraturen anslås på kursens hemsida eller motsvarande senast fyra veckor före kursstart.

The course literature will be posted on the course website or similar at least four weeks before the course start.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • XUPP - Degree Project, 15.0 credits, grading scale: 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.

XUPP- Examination assignment, 15.0 credits

Other requirements for final grade

Grading scale: P/F

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 AI277U

Offered by

ABE/Real Estate Economics and Finance

Main field of study

Built Environment

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Hans Lind (

Supplementary information

Commissioned Course. Admittance to the course can only be purchased by a legal entity who appoints course participants