Real Estate Management (180 ECTS credits)
The content of the programme has been design from desires from the branch and from students. The programme is built on the three areas of competence; business administration, law and building construction,but also contains project management and economics. Courses and modules in these different fields alternate throughout the programme.Almost all courses are specially designed for and adapted to the branch. By that you are well prepared for a working life in different parts of the branch. The requirements specified by the Swedish Board of Supervision of Estate Agents are integrated in the courses. During the fifth semester you can study abroad. Karlstad university has exchange agreements with universities throughout the whole world. In order to increase employable among the students an added course in professional skills (7,5 ECTS) is given where you train leadership and communication.
Form of Instruction
The programme represents full-time work, i.e. a workload of at least 40 hours a week. The number of timetabled classes varies, and many courses include laboratory or project work. Active participation in the course work is required and you are also expected to study on your own.
There are no set examination periods, and generally no final exam at the end of a semester, an academic year, or a complete study programme. Examination usually takes place at the end of each course, module, or unit.
Karlstad University has student exchange agreements with many universities around the world to which students at the university are eligible to apply.
In the course of the programme students meet visiting representatives of the real estate branch in lectures or seminars. A co- operation exists with the property branch education board to ensure competent people in the branch in the future. During semester five you have the opportunity to practical training for four weeks.
Course of study
Elective course: Students are free to choose among certain alternative courses, often depending on their choice of specialisation.
Optional course: Students are free to choose any course offered at Karlstad University or at other universities. Courses listed are examples of recommended or frequently chosen courses for a specific programme.