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 the course the student comprehends:

  • the basic content of the cadastre and is able to describe the relations between real estate register, title and mortgage register and legal cadastral surveys
  • land tenure and land administration systems
  • constitutional basis, administrative systems and principles of administrative law
  • land use planning system, public construction law and land use policy
  • legal basis of contract law and real estate purchase legislation
  • outlines of companies legislation

Credits: 6

Schedule: 08.09.2020 - 20.10.2020

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 (applies in this implementation):

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:

    Cadastral system

    Land administration

    Concept of real estate

    Constitutional basis, administrative systems and principles of administrative law

    Contract law and real estate purchase legislation

    Land use planning system

    Company legislation

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

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

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

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


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    To be announced in course syllabus, MyCourses and lectures.

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

    16 Peace and Justice Strong Institutions