Postgraduate Master of Laws

Construction Law and Dispute Resolution

Enhance your legal expertise with a qualification that focuses on the management and resolution of construction disputes.

Construction Law and Dispute Resolution

Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    Distance Learning
  • Attendance


    Part-Time
  • Duration


    2 Years
  • Start date


    19 Sep 2022

If you already hold an LLB degree or equivalent qualification, this course will enhance your ability to manage and resolve disputes efficiently.

As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Study principles of construction law, approaches to dispute resolution (including arbitration, adjudication and mediation), and construction claims
  • Enhance your ability to identify and evaluate appropriate decision-making strategies
  • Develop research capability and skills to analyse problems in a professional context
  • Undertake five core modules, including a dissertation, and two option modules

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.

Distance learning
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.

MSc qualification
This course is also available as an accredited MSc, aimed at professionals from a surveying or construction background. Find out more about our MSc Construction Law & Dispute Resolution.

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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