FAI3103 To Write a Literature Review in Real Estate and Construction Management 7.5 credits

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course consists of the assignment for the participants to search, describe, analyse, summarize and evaluate the published research in a delimited subject area, connected to their thesis subjects, respectively. Each participant shall also write, and present during a seminar, a publishable literature review.

Intended learning outcomes *

The comprehensive aim of the course is for the participants to learn how to write a literature review in a specific subject area.

Course Disposition

The course is conducted as literature studies, analysis, and a written literature review. During the initial part of the course, a few seminars are held, dealing with objective, structure, content etc. in previously published literature reviews. 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.

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The literature consists of general articles on the design and implementation of literature reviews. As a part of the course requirements, the participants shall search relevant literature within their subject areas, respectively. Some suggestions of reference literature will be announced at 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

Examination *

  • SEM1 - Seminars, 2.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • UPP1 - Written report, 5.0 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.

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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Peter Ekbäck

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.

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ABE/Real Estate Planning and Land Law

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

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Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Real Estate Planning and Land Law