Civil and Commercial Law, 4 credits (TNBI61)

Juridik, 4 hp

Main field of study

No Main Field of Study


First cycle

Course type

Programme course


Anders Vennström

Director of studies or equivalent

Dag Haugum
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6IBYG Civil Engineering, B Sc in Engineering 5 (Autumn 2017) 1 2 Swedish Norrköping o

Main field of study

No Main Field of Study

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level


Course offered for

  • Civil Engineering, B Sc in Engineering

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Intended learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to make the students well orientated about the legal system in general and within areas concerning building business out of the contractor´s point of view in particular. The students should, as far as concerns the areas mentioned under “Course contents” below, be able to:

  1. Use basic legal concepts; Perspicuously  reproduce legal rules as well of the areas of application for laws and standard agreements;
  2. Identify areas of application for laws and standard agreements;
  3. Analyse a legal rule in terms of legal facts and consequences; Perspicuously  explain basic legal concepts and principals; Relate a legal rule and apply it to a given situation;
  4. Assess and evaluate given information out of a legal perspective; Assess the legal consequences of a more complex situation.

Course content

The legal System. Civil Law, generally. Law/Legal system of Property, Associations, Damages, Real Estate, Contracting and Purchasing

Teaching and working methods

The course consists of lectures and seminars.


TEN1Written ExaminationU, 3, 4, 54 credits


Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5


Institutionen för teknik och naturvetenskap

Director of Studies or equivalent

Dag Haugum


Anders Vennström

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 24 h
Recommended self-study hours: 83 h

Course literature

Additional literature

Agell-Malmström, CivilrättSöderberg, Jan, Att upphandla byggprojekt

Additional literature


Agell-Malmström, Civilrätt
Söderberg, Jan, Att upphandla byggprojekt


TEN1 Written Examination U, 3, 4, 5 4 credits

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