Framework Conditions of Construction


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge of national and international legislation and contractual relations in connection with the execution of building and construction works.
  • Must have knowledge about work environment, including health and safety in the building and construction industry.


  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of the use of general conditions and tender law as basic national agreement between the construction parties.
  • Must be able to demonstrate understanding of different performance descriptions and explain their use.
  • Must be able to explain the current national regulation and associated guidelines for quality assurance.
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of general international conditions and EU tender law as basic international agreement between construction parties.
  • Must be able to describe national and international (EU) legislation on inviting tenders and award of contract in connection with the construction.
  • Must be able to describe the building's historic development and ongoing development initiatives including OPP, partnering and use of indicators.
  • Must be able to analyse the construction context in connection with general societal trends
  • Must be able to use the guidelines and rules about working in construction.
  • Must be able to explain labour law.


  • Must be able to explain the framework of construction.
  • Must be able to relate a given project to the framework of construction including the work environment.

Type of instruction

Lectures supplemented with workshops, presentation seminars and more.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS project module, the workload is expected to be 150 hours for the student.



Name of examFramework Conditions of Construction
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Individual oral or written exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleByggeriets rammebetingelser
Module codeB-BL-K1-3
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of the Build Environment
DepartmentDepartment of the Built Environment
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science