Construction Business, Contract and Public Procurement Legislation

EQF Level 7

6 Credits (ECTS)

Construction Business, Contract and Public Procurement Legislation

January 2023
Module Type
AED 875
ECTS Credits
6 Credits (ECTS)

Module Description

Business Law: The module examines the general principles of Maltese Law which have a major impact in the business environment in which Construction Mangers operate.
Contract Law: The module is an introduction to the general principles of contract law as it relates to construction industry. It examines the nature and constitution of contracts as well as the relationship between the parties. The legal requirements relating to disputes and arbitration are considered. Public Procurement Law: The different aspects underpinning public procurement particularly those relating to construction works contracts are introduced, together with the processes of tendering and tender adjudiction and the related frameworks.

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply for this course must possess one of the following:

  • a Level 6 degree in a related field;


  • a Level 5 diploma or higher diploma and 5 years’ work experience in a managerial role.

Preference is given to applicants having a Level 6 degree in a discipline related to construction, and a minimum of 3 years’ work experience in management within the industry.

Target Audience

This course is targeted at professionals with supervisory and/or middle management experience in the construction industry who wish to have a more thorough background in the subject in order to further advance their careers , namely:

  • architects and civil engineers
  • mechanical and electrical building services engineers
  • project managers and coordinators
  • project owners

The target group can be extended to groups working within the construction industry, such as logistics managers, maintenance managers and facilities managers.

Career Paths

This programme aims to prepare you for senior posts within the industry, such as that of construction manager, head of the construction department or construction director of any construction organisation both in the private and public sector.

How you’ll be assessed

You will complete a combination of written and practical assessments, which will vary depending on the module choices you make. You can expect to complete coursework and exams, as well as presentations and reports.


Module Intake Dates

January 2023
AED 875

Reading for the entire Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Construction Management as presented in this brochure costs $10,450.*

Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.**

*Prices are applicable to students who reside in the UAE at the time of applying.

** For the price of individual modules, please contact the IDEA Academy team.

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