|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to SCQF 11 entry qualifications or equivalent.
Aims of Module
To enable students to develop a knowledge and understanding of contractual arrangements commonly encountered in the construction sector.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
Old and new standard forms of construction contracts; suspension and termination; delay and causation; retention, liquidated damages and set-off; adjudication; sub-contracting; bonds and guarantees; assignment and novation; procurement, partnering and alliancing.
Indicative Student Workload
|Mode of Delivery|
This course will be taught via online lecture notes, online tutorials, assigned reading, case studies and directed research.
Assessment will be entirely by the submission of one coursework assignment comprising a legal problem scenario question and an essay.