Singapore University of Social Sciences

Construction Law (BPM105)

Applications Open: 01 April 2019

Applications Close: 31 May 2019

Next Available Intake: July 2019

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1312 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Built Environment

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: To be confirmed


Synopsis

BPM105 Construction Law covers the essential principles relating to law and the legal system, the law of torts, the role of statutory law, the law of contract and relevant aspects of land and property law. It explains the various legal relationships in a construction project; laws relevant to procurement, contract administration, termination and insolvency; and professional negligence and concurrent liability

Level: 1
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July

Topics

  • Introduction to Law and Contract Law Part 1
  • Contract Law Part 2
  • Tort and Revision
  • Construction Law Part 1 and Variation
  • Construction Law Part 3 and 4
  • Dispute Resolution in the Construction Industry

Learning Outcome

  • Cite the principles of law
  • Discuss legal practices in construction project management
  • Demonstrate understanding of contractual and civil responsibilities
  • Identify laws and acts that govern construction activities
  • Review the construction project’s conformance to regulations and codes of practices
  • Apply methods of dispute resolution when the need arises
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