Postgraduate Master of Laws

Construction Law and Dispute Resolution

Construction Law and Dispute Resolution

Course Overview

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    Distance Learning
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    2 Years
  • Start date

    20 Sep 2021

Specifically aimed at those who already hold an LLB degree or equivalent qualification, this course will enhance your ability to manage and resolve disputes efficiently.

You will study areas including Principles of Construction Law, Approaches to Dispute Resolution (including arbitration, adjudication and mediation), and Construction Claims.

The structure and content of our teaching meets the examination requirements of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators on each of its pathways to membership - Arbitration, International Arbitration and Construction Adjudication - from Associate level through to Fellowship level.

We also offer an MSc version of this course, ideal if you come from a surveying or construction background. Find out moreabout our MSc Construction Law & Dispute Resolution.

LLM Construction Law & Dispute Resolution

Your LLB degree will provide you with exemption from Law of Obligations. You will study the five core modules listed, plus the Dissertation, and you will also select two option modules from the list.

MSc Construction Law & Dispute Resolution

You will study all the core modules listed, with the exception of the Dissertation, and two additional core modules - Law of Obligations and Professional Research. You will also choose two option modules from the list below.

Delivered online, this course allows you to fit your studies around your working life, while gaining the skills to progress your legal career. You will be able to access the same support as students who study on campus, including the advice of our academic staff and Student Wellbeing Team, and your qualification will be of equal value to one obtained by studying on campus.

Find out more about distance learning

This advanced study in the specific field of construction will prepare you to deal with the proliferation of contracts, conflict and disputes that arise in the industry, and your learning will be supported by experts in the field, including construction solicitors, barristers, arbitrators, adjudicators and mediators. The course also has links with the Society of Construction Law.

Why study Construction Law and Dispute Resolution at Leeds Beckett University...


  1. Industry experienced expert teaching team
  2. Flexible part-time distance study through our Virtual Learning Environment
  3. Specifically designed for students who currently hold a an LLB degree or equivalent qualification
  4. Industry body links through the Society of Construction Law
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