Postgraduate MSc

Construction Law and Dispute Resolution

Build your expertise in resolving disputes within construction to help maintain great commercial relationships in the industry.

Construction Law and Dispute Resolution

Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    Distance Learning
  • Attendance


    Part-Time
  • Duration


    2 Years
  • Start date


    20 Sep 2021

If you’re a professional working in surveying, construction or a related field, this course, which is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, will develop your ability to manage disputes efficiently and to resolve them.

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 all the core modules listed and choose two option modules

The structure and content of the teaching on this course 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.

Industry links
The course is supported by a number of local experienced practitioners, including construction solicitors, barristers, arbitrators, adjudicators and mediators many of whom have key offices in Leeds. It is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and also has links with the Society of Construction Law.

Distance learning
Delivered via distance learning, you can balance the demands of your course with your everyday commitments, allowing you to keep working while you learn. You’ll be able to study at a time and place to suit you, graduating with a qualification of equal value to one obtained by studying on campus. You’ll also be able to use our Library and access the support of our expert academic staff, Student Hub and Student Wellbeing Team.

LLM qualification
This course is also available as a Master of Laws for those who already hold an LLB degree (or equivalent qualification).

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

  1. Industry experienced expert teaching team
  2. Chartered Institute of Arbitrators accredited course
  3. The course is supported by experienced practitioners including construction solicitors, barristers, arbitrators, adjudicators and mediators
  4. Flexible part-time distance study through our virtual learning environment
  5. Industry body links through the Society of Construction Law

 

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