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Construction Law

This course provides extensive training and insights for lawyers and construction professionals with an interest in developing a thorough knowledge of construction law for practical application.It's designed for lawyers seeking greater understanding of the processes and management of construction projects as well as in-depth legal expertise relating to such projects. The course is also suitable for construction professionals whose work involves them in the various stages of major construction projects from commissioning to completion.

The programme can be taken on a part-time basis over two years (three modules per year), or on a full-time basis over one year.
The Diploma programme requires you to complete:
¦four core construction law modules
¦a compulsory module in Research Methods
¦one elective module from the suite of courses offered by the School of Law

The LLM programme requires the completion of a 15,000-word dissertation in addition to the above.

Entry requirements

Normally a first or upper second-class Honours degree in a related discipline. Entry may be possible with a lower second-class Honours degree, if you also have suitable professional qualifications and/or considerable appropriate experience.
Normally a first or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a related discipline. Entry may be possible with a lower second-class Honours degree, if you also have suitable professional qualifications and/or considerable appropriate experience. If English is not the 1st language, applicants must have proof of English language proficiency as an IELTS score of 6.5 with no area less than 6.0.

Course modules

Modules: Law and practice of construction management; context of construction; legal process and the law of contact and other obligations; law of the construction industry; construction dispute resolution.
Modules: Law and practice of construction management; context of construction; legal process and a law of contact and other obligations; law of the construction industry; construction dispute resolution.
Law and Practice of Construction Management; Context of Construction; Legal Process and the Law of Contact and other Obligations; Law of the Construction Industry; Construction Dispute Resolution;

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on your performance in coursework and/or the written exam papers.

Fees

Please contact the department for PgCert, PgDip and part-time course fees.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 13,500 (Year 1) International 9 9 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 7,500 (Year 1) Home/EU 9 9 Months
LLM Part-time September 2017 3,750 (Year 1) Home/EU 24 24 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 3,750 (Year 1) Home/EU 18 18 Months
LLM Full-time September 2017 13,500 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2017 7,500 (Year 1) Home/EU 12 12 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 8 8 Months

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