Syllabus academic year 2009/2010
(Created 2009-08-11.)

Higher education credits: 18. Grading scale: TH. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. VFTA01 overlap following cours/es: VFT085, VFT085 och VFT085. Compulsory for: L2. Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Klas Ernald Borges,, Fastighetsvetenskap. Prerequisites: VFR140 Introductory law and real estate law. Recommended prerequisits: VTVA01 Infrastrukturteknik VTVA05 Hållbart byggande. Assessment: Particiption i project works and one final examination. Parts: 2. Further information: The course is taught in Swedish. The Swedish cadastral system might be used. Home page:

The objective of this course is to prove fundamental knowledge concerning legal, and planning prerequisites that exist when planning and modifying land use.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Be able to:

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Be able to understand the need of planning and a cadastral sysatem and how these affect the interests of both individuals and the society.

The course encompasses two main sections:

1. Physical planning and planning realization;

2. Appropriate real estate formations;

Included in the course are the fundamental concepts concerning physical planning, real estate properties, land use planning (urban and rural). The effects of different measures on real estate and changes of real estate properties and the connection between measures are examined. The course also addresses methods, practices and the development within the area of real estate and describes the significance of land for community development and the need for a satisfactory system for reporting, ownership and changes of real estate as well as the interface between real estate properties. The course takes up expropriation of land and its consequences for the property owner and the community, as well as the interplay between the property owner, governmental authorities and other actors. Both high and low density population areas are examined.

The Swedish cadastral system and its historical background are examined. The course consists of two projects - one within each sections. The data program for processing and presenting geographical information together with other real estate related information are are used.

Different learning forms include: literature studies, lectures, projects, assignments, seminars and study visits.

Julstad B: Fastighetsindelning och markanvändning. Norstedts Juridik 2005. ISBN:91-39-10674-8
Kalhbro T: Markexploatering. Norstedts Juridik 2002. ISBN: 91-39-20268-2
Boverket: Boken om detaljplan och områdesbestämmelser. Boverket 2002. ISBN: 91-7147-699-7
Lantmäteriverket: Handböcker och Anvisningar (extract is distributed)


Code: 0109. Name: Written Examination.
Higher education credits: 10. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Written examination. Contents: See course plan.

Code: 0209. Name: Project.
Higher education credits: 8. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Two approved project works.