Real Estate Broker

Duration of programme:
2 years
Study Load:
120 ECVET credit points
Type of programme:
Level 5 vocational education, initial vocational training (EstQF, level 5)
Programme format:
Part-time programme. Sessions take place in a flexible format two or three days at a time every third week (on Tuesdays and Wednesdays or from Thursday to Saturday) and are suitable for an employed person.

As a real estate broker, you will help people find their dream home, suitable office premises or even sell their existing property.

At the Tallinn School of Economics, you will learn to know the real estate market well and also to analyse it. You will become a good negotiator and a great marketer. As a broker, you will be accurate and manage all documents while knowing the legislation well and being able to account for all taxes. You will be able to time your activities and to prepare budgets.

As a real estate broker, you will be able to work with an employment contract in an enterprise or to create your own job. A broker is free to choose their own work times and most of that time they are moving around between sites. Your job will be to advise clients in rental, purchase and sales transactions, to prepare catching and accurate real estate advertisements, and to deal with contracts and legal documents.

Modules of the programme:

  1. Career planning and entrepreneurship (5 ECVET points)
  2. Collecting and analysing market information (16 ECVET points, practical training 3 ECVET points)
  3. Marketing of the service and object (36 ECVET points, practical training 9 ECVET points)
  4. Negotiations for the signing of service contracts (24 ECVET points, practical training 8 ECVET points)
  5. Preparing and finalizing a transaction (21 ECVET points, practical training 10 ECVET points)


  • Financial and tax accounting
  • Personnel work
  • Project management
  • Entrepreneurship studies
  • Professional  Russian
  • Professional  Finnish
  • Professional  English

Two 10-week practical training periods in an enterprise must be completed.

The studies end with an occupational qualifications examination and, the qualification “Real estate broker, level 5” will be awarded.

1 ECTS corresponds to 26 hours of student work, including contact learning, independent work, practical training and e-learning and, as well as a learning test.

Requirements for admission

The admission is based on an interview to get to know the applicants, their suitability for the profession and learning motivation.