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FAI3022 Real Estate Theory 7.5 credits

About course offering

For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 26 Aug 2024 programme students

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P1 (4.0 hp), P2 (3.5 hp)


26 Aug 2024
13 Jan 2025

Pace of study


Form of study

Normal Daytime

Language of instruction


Course location

KTH Campus

Number of places

Places are not limited

Planned modular schedule


For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 26 Aug 2024 programme students

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For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 26 Aug 2024 programme students


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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FAI3022 (Autumn 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

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.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Påbörjade forskarstudier inom ämnesområdena fastighetsteknik, fastighetsrätt eller fastighetsekonomi.

Recommended prerequisites

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Litteraturen består av vetenskapliga artiklar och böcker inom kursens ämnesområden. Kurslitteraturen beslutas och meddelas senast fyra veckor innan kursstart.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • INL1 - Hand in exercise, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminars, 4.5 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.

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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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 room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/ Surveying – Geodesy, Land Law and Real Estate Planning