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Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus HS107V (Spring 2017–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Legislation relating to the role of public authority within municipalities.
  • Planning, building permit and building control process under the Planning and Building Act
  • Regylation of land use and nature protection areas of the Environmental code
  • History of Architecture related to small single family houses

Intended learning outcomes

After the course the student should be able to:
- Show good knowledge of detailed plans, building permits management and building control
- Apply relevant parts of the Planning and Building Act
- Explain how the building permit process works:
- Apply the legislation relating to the role of public power in municipalities
- Demonstrate an understanding of the legal language and understanding of good communication with building permit applicants,

Course Disposition

Lectures and assignments

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Completed secondary school or equivalent (including Swedish and English) is required.

Recommended prerequisites

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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 - Assignment, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • SEM3 - Seminars, 4,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN2 - Written Examination, 2,5 hp, betygsskala: 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.

The examination consists of compulsory lectures on 4 credits, one assignment at 1 credit and a take-home exam at 2,5 credits. Grading scale is P/F (Pass/Fail).

Other requirements for final grade

Pass (P) on INL1, SEM3, TEN2

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 HS107V

Offered by

ABE/Real Estate Planning and Land Law

Main field of study

Built Environment, Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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