Real Estate Management
General admission requirements, plus either
- field-specific eligibility A4 (Mathematics 3b or 3c, Civics 1b or 1a1 + 1a2), or
- field-specific eligibility 4 (English B, Mathematics C, ivics A)
EducationThe 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. 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.
Form of InstructionThe 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.
ExaminationThere 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.
Study AbroadKarlstad University has student exchange agreements with many universities around the world to which students at the university are eligible to apply.
Professional ContactIn the course of the programme students meet visiting representatives of the real estate branch in lectures or seminars. During semester five you have the opportunity to practical training for four weeks.
Course of study
|Semester 1||ECTS credits|
|Introduction to Real Estate Management (Obligatory)||1|
|Financial Accounting (Obligatory)||7|
|Real Estate with Introduction to Commercial Law (Obligatory)||15|
|Semester 2||ECTS credits|
|Economics and Real Estate (Obligatory)||9|
|Elementary Building Technology (Obligatory)||12|
|Business Management in Real Estate Companies (Obligatory)||9|
|Semester 3||ECTS credits|
|Real Estate Tax Law (Obligatory)||15|
|Real Estate Valuation (Obligatory)||9|
|Corporate Finance (Obligatory)||6|
|Semester 4||ECTS credits|
|Methods in Business Administration (Obligatory)||9|
|Ethics and Sales Techniques (Obligatory)||6|
|Real Estate Law (Obligatory)||15|
|Semester 5||ECTS credits|
|Technical Evaluation of Property (Obligatory)||12|
|Business Administration:Practical Training (Obligatory)||6|
|Service Management and Real Estate (Elective)||6|
|Service Development in Real Estate Brokerage (Elective)||6|
|Real Estate Management (Elective)||12|
|Semester 6||ECTS credits|
|Appraisals in Real Estate Management (Obligatory)||15|
|Business Administration: Bachelor's Thesis (Obligatory)||15|
*Full-time study always equals 30 ECTS credits per semester (20 weeks).
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.