Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


After this course, the student can critically analyse different cadastral systems and their functions and elements. The student understands the meaning and purpose of responsible and sustainable land management.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 17.04.2019 - 29.05.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Kirsikka Riekkinen

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Kirsikka Riekkinen

Contact information for the course (valid 31.03.2019-21.12.2112):

Kirsikka Riekkinen, Assistant Professor of Land Management

Otakaari 4, 3rd floor (by appointment)

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Functions and elements of cadastral systems, responsible and sustainable land management.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    The content of this course handles followinf themes:

    actors and their tasks in global land management

    development goals and land management

    management as a tool for local government

    surveys as a tool for land management

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The assessment methods and criteria will be defined in course syllabus.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    The assessment is based on peer and self-assessment, and also group dynamics assessment. Contact lectures are mandatory part of the course.

    One part of the course grade is based on teacher's assessment on group work and its presentation.

    Detailed assessment rubrics are given and discussed during lectures.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    160 hours (6 cr). The workload per activity type will be presented in the course syllabus.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    6 ECT equals 162 hours of work

    6x4 h 24 h + 24 h = 48 h

    Group work 44 h

    for lectures 6x5 h = 30 h

    MOOC + reflection on MyCourses 40 h.


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    To be announced in course syllabus, MyCourses and lectures.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    REC-E3200 Institutions in Real Estate Economics

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    1 No Poverty

    5 Gender Equality

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

    16 Peace and Justice Strong Institutions