EMS 3618 Oral Exam for the Bachelor Program in Real Estate Studies

EMS 3618 Oral Exam for the Bachelor Program in Real Estate Studies

Course code: 
EMS 3618
Law and Governance
Course coordinator: 
Paul Henning Fjeldheim
Course name in Norwegian: 
Muntlig eksamen for eiendomsmeglerstudiet
Product category: 
Bachelor of Real Estate, Law and Business - Programme Courses
2022 Spring
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One semester

This oral exam replaces the previous EMS 9118.
Students are required to have taken all written exams in the program before being allowed to sit for the oral exam.

Learning outcomes - Knowledge

Students will demonstrate that they have acquired a basic understanding of all the key core areas of real estate.

Learning outcomes - Skills

Students will be able to verbally explain the laws and regulations that are important in the profession. Students will demonstrate that they can handle the issues that arise and make settlement and account for the processing of entrusted funds. After completing the program, students will be able to explain how a real estate agent working on dissemination of real property to private - and business markets.

General Competence

Students must also demonstrate that they are aware of the ethical issues associated with real estate agents through a basic understanding of good broking practice.

Course content

The oral examination may include questions from the following three subject areas:

  1. Legal provisions and regulations
  2. Estate agency practice and preparation of documents
  3. Accountancy, economics and settlement of property deals.

Even if the candidate has been granted a waiver from a course within one of the mentioned subject areas he/she may nevertheless be asked questions from this course at the oral exam.

Teaching and learning activities

The program is concluded with an oral exam that is held at the end of the semester (February and June). Candidates will be notified in writing approx. 2 weeks before the exam is held about the exam date and told which three subject areas they will be examined in. The oral exam lasts about 25 minutes, and the candidate will be questioned in two subject areas by two graders.  

Every term before examination a lecture / information meeting of three hours will be offered regarding how examination is carried out. Students will also have opportunity to ask questions about the curriculum.

Software tools
No specified computer-based tools are required.
Additional information

Syllabus is equal to the current curriculum in courses Real Estate I, II and III, Law for Estate Agents I, II and III as well as settlement of property transactions.


Higher Education Entrance Qualification


Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there may be deviations in teaching and learning activities as well as exams, compared with what is described in this course description.


Information about what is taught on campus and other digital forms will be presented with the lecture plan before the start of the course each semester.

Required prerequisite knowledge

Bachelor program in real estate studies.

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Form of assessment: 
Oral examination
1 Hour(s)
A collection of laws and regulations will be available in the examination room.
The result will be given immediately after the exam is completed.
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Examination every semester
Type of Assessment: 
Ordinary examination
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Student workload
3 Hour(s)
Feedback activities and counselling
3 Hour(s)
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