Applied economics

lbarc2185  2017-2018  Bruxelles Saint-Gilles

Applied economics
3 credits
30.0 h
Van Droogenbroeck Nathalie;

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


This course provides an introduction to the economic issues faced by a company and an understanding of the context/s in which construction economics operates.

Specific learning outcomes:

By the end of this teaching unit, students will be able to develop and integrate the following skills:

  • Understand the current economic situation
  • Apply basic economic concepts to the way locations in space work, both residential and non-residential
  • Understand and analyse, according to the property market or from a company viewpoint, the different methods for estimating costs.

Contribution to the learning outcomes reference network:

Place the action

  • Identify and analyse the paradigms on which the study is based according to various given methods and starting from various points of view

Make use of other subjects

  • Make strategic use of other subjects to put into question the design and implementation of an architectural project

Make committed choices

  • Develop awareness of the political meaning of the work of an architect and his/her responsibility towards society

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Architecture (Bruxelles)

Master [120] in Architecture (Tournai)