Module title: Construction and Property Law (GA)

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

Module code: BSV07402
Module leader: Jeremy Strang
School School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Building and Surveying

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

Description of module content:

Scots Law and the Scottish Legal System
Fundamentals of the Common Law; Law of Contract and Delict/Reparation including
professional negligence Aspects of Business Law including business formats and insolvency
Employment Law in the construction and property sector
Contractual arrangements for property transactions
Governance including professional ethics and dispute resolution
Introduction to workplace health and safety law

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:

LO1: demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the structure, institutions and principle sources of law in the Scottish Legal System;
LO2: understand and apply knowledge of property and construction business law
LO3: understand and apply a knowledge of the law relating to property acquisition and disposal
LO4: understand and advise on conflict avoidance and dispute resolution procedures
LO5: identify and explain the choices available in establishing a business and its legal implications for the participants and their exposure to risk;

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