Construction Management, Law and Procurement


The aim of this module is to provide the student with the knowledge, ability and awareness of all key aspects in relation to construction procurement procedures, construction law and the key principles of sustainable management in the Built Environment.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply management methods and best practice examples to various stages of a building and civil engineering project.

  2. Formulate decisions and solutions after consideration of options applicable to site management related problems.

  3. Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of Irish Construction law and the legal system in relation to the role of the civil engineer.

  4. Demonstrate Knowledge of Private and Public Procurement for building and civil engineering projects including Green Procurement.

  5. Understand the main duties, rights and obligations imposed upon the parties to building and civil engineering projects under Private and Public Contracts.

  6. Critically appraise the procurement and tendering options for building and civil engineering projects.

  7. Appraise, evaluate and give reasoned advice on the suitability of contracts to a specific building and civil engineering project.

% Coursework 40%
% Final Exam 60%