F1F5408 Real Estate Theory 7.5 credits

Teoretiska grundvalar för fastighetsindelning

The comprehensive aim of the course is to provide deeper knowledge of the significance in society of real property and land use rights, founded on theories within the disciplines of economics, law, philosophy and political science.

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course content is summarized in the following paragraphs:

Economic theories of property rights and entitlements

Legal philosophy on ownership and legal rights

Models of property and entitlements in political science and theories of planning

Design of real property and entitlements – property rights regimes

Real property joint action for common infrastructure

Registration etc. of real property and entitlements

Intended learning outcomes *

The comprehensive aim of the course is to provide deeper knowledge of the significance in society of real property and land use rights, founded on theories within the disciplines of economics, law, philosophy and political science.

Course Disposition

The course is conducted in the form of seminars, where the participants before each seminar shall read and analyze some specified articles or books. Before the concluding seminar, the participants shall write a paper that connects the theoretical course content to the subject of their own dissertations.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Initiated post graduate studies in the disciplines of real estate planning, land law or real estate economics.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

The literature consists of scientific articles and books within the subject areas of the course. The course literature is decided and announced at least four weeks before course start.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

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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.

Other requirements for final grade *

Active participation at seminars, 4.5 credits

Approved paper, 3 credits

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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Examiner

Peter Ekbäck

Further information

Course web

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Offered by

ABE/Real Estate Planning and Land Law

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Peter Ekbäck, pekback@infra.kth.se, 08-7907357

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.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Real Estate Planning and Land Law