Course syllabus

Real Estate Management

VBEF10, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2020/21
Decided by: PLED V
Date of Decision: 2020-03-23

General Information

Elective for: L4-fe, V4-hb, V4-bf
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The subject aims at imparting the knowledge and understanding for real estate management in construction process with regard to real estate economy appraisal, technical and administrative management together with legislation and taxation.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


In general the subject focuses on the understanding of real estate management in construction process. Specifically the subject focuses on real estate management, cost and benefit analysis, cash flow analysis and lifecycle economy. In addition, financing and real estate tax regulations will also be introduced. Other relevant areas that will be taught are planning of operations and maintenance, design and technical solutions for older buildings.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Assignments consist of written examination and project work.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Admission requirements:

Assumed prior knowledge: VBFA01 Building Technology and Building Services and VVBF10 Economics
The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Rikard Sundling,
Course administrator: Kolbrun Arnadottir,
Course homepage:
Further information: Some parts of the course may be taught in English.