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F1N5350 Property Studies - Research Front, Minor Course 7.5 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus F1N5350 (Spring 2014–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course consists of the assignment to search, describe, analyse, summarize and evaluate the present research front in specific parts of the scientific field of property studies. The investigation and the results shall be presented in a written essay or article of such quality that it is publishable in renowned scientific journals in the current field.

Intended learning outcomes

The comprehensive aim of the course is for the participants to survey and describe the research front in one or more subfields of property studies. The results shall be presented in the form of a written literature review.

Course disposition

The course is conducted as literature studies, analysis, and a written presentation of the results. The course concludes with seminar presentations of the participant's own projects.

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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The literature consists of current and applicable research (articles, reports, books, etc.) published within the subject area. As part of the course requirements, the participants shall by their own search relevant literature.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


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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.

Requirements for final grade: Approved essay/article

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

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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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Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Real Estate Planning and Land Law