Course syllabus

Economics of the Built Environment

VFTF35, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2021/22
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED L
Date of Decision: 2021-03-12

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: L3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The course aims to give the student an understanding of, and basic skills in analyzing, the economy at both micro and macro level with special emphasis on the interplay between market, politics, bureaucracy and law.

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 the course, we study the driving forces behind and the result of people's choices in society.

The teaching consists of lectures, exercises and seminars.


Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Written examination.

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.


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VFTF01

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