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 students understand the principles of real estate investment markets and valuation especially in the field of commercial property markets and are able to apply their knowledge in practice. They will be able to acquire, analyse, assess and interpreter information needed for conduct valuations and analyses for real estate investment decisions, and develop appropriate criteria for actions.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 25.04.2023 - 09.06.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Ari Ekroos

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Valuation standards, valuation process, valuation report, valuation methods, ethical conduct of valuations.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures/Workshops/Seminars, group work and assignments (preliminary). Regular attendance required. One absence may be made up by completing an assignment agreed upon with the teacher. The assessment methods and criteria will be defined in course syllabus.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

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


Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring V
    2023-2024 Spring V

    Enrollment :

    Registration for the courses takes place on Sisu ( The course is offered only to students in the Master's Programme in Real Estate Economics, and Master's Programme in Urban Studies and Planning (real estate specialization) and those exchange students who have been pre-admitted to the course.