Core Module Information
Module title: Law and Administration: Property and Construction

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV11106
Module leader: Dubem Ikediashi
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment


Description of module content:

Introduction to law and legal concepts; jurisdiction; The principles of contract law and law of negligence; Principles of property law and the law of leases; Law of health and safety relating to the construction sector; Methods of dispute resolution, including arbitration and international commercial arbitration; Forms of contract used in the construction and property maintenance sectors; Choice of procurement strategy and selection of appropriate contract types.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module the student will be able to:-
LO1. identify and apply the basic legal principles underlying the real estate and construction sectors.
LO2. advise on and evaluate possible solutions to current legal real estate and sector issues.
LO3.evaluate tendering procedures and contract arrangements
LO4.implement and resolve issues in construction and facilities provision.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, 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 Tutorial 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 50 1,2 7 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2500
Essay 50 3,4 11 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2500
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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