Core Module Information
Module title: Property and Construction Business Law

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV07104
Module leader: Dubem Ikediashi
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

Section 1 Scots Law and the Scottish Legal System
Section 2 Fundamentals of the Common Law; Law of Contract including Delict/Reparation
Section 3 Aspects of Business Law including Insolvency
Section 4 Employment Law in the Construction and Property Sector
Section 5 Introduction to Property Law and Land Tenure
Section 6 Governance including Due Diligence, Professional Ethics and Dispute Resolution
Section 7 Construction Industry Health and Safety Law issues

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the structure, institutions, principle sources and
vocabulary of the Scottish Legal System;
LO2: apply knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of contract, delict and business law;
LO3: describe general principles relating to business institutions, insolvency, employment and Health and
Safety at work;
LO4: identify and explain the choices available in establishing a business, and its legal implications for the
participants and their exposure to risk;
LO5: assess the rights and duties of employers and employees.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, Face-to-Face, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Dubem Ikediashi
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 12
Face To Face Tutorial 35
Independent Learning Guided independent study 117
Independent Learning Guided independent study 12
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 100 1-5 12 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2500
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Property and Construction Business Law