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Construction Law

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Construction Law
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA751
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2SU (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 7
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BIBA751 (P110-0128) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009 , semester 7, optional course
BIBA751 (P110-0128) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 7, optional course
BIBA751 (P110-0128) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 6, optional course
DFBCE-707 (P630-0061) European Civil Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 7, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BIBA421 Construction Management and Economics

[updated 30.03.2016]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Böttcher
Richter Holger Schleier

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Learning outcomes:
The goal of this module is to impart knowledge about the structure of contracts for construction work and services. After successfully completing this module, students will be able to develop, negotiate, conclude and implement work contracts, both on the part of the client and the contractor.

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Module content:
- Procedures for awarding contracts and drafting contracts
- Structure and principles of public procurement law
- Construction contracts and contracting structures
- Amendments to price in the event of a change in performance
- Costs of disrupted construction operations
- Site measurements and billing
- Acceptance
- Guarantee

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Recommended or required reading:
A current bibliography will be made available at the beginning of the semester.

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