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Construction Law and Arbitration MSc
Construction Law and Arbitration MSc

Construction Law and Arbitration MSc

  • ID:RGU440308
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in Architecture, Law, Surveying, an Engineering discipline, Construction Project Management or associated Business.

  • Applicants with relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

English requirements

  • Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

Course Information

This online course provides practical, thorough and valuable teaching in the fast moving and highly specialist disciplines of construction law, construction adjudication and/or arbitration (depending on choice of route). The course is suitable for legal professionals, and others with an interest in the legal issues surrounding construction claims, contracting, project management and surveying.

This flexible course will equip you with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of key topics in the fields of construction law and dispute resolution processes, providing specific focus on those processes which run alongside traditional litigation. 

You will analyse recent and future developments in the industry, with a focus on UK cases and materials and in some cases, international aspects.

There is an option of a Construction Adjudication route, which is a very common form of dispute resolution in the UK construction industry.

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Distance Learning

Stage 1, Semester 1,

  •   BSM743,   Law of Obligations and Evidence

Stage 1, Semester 2

  •   LLM228,   Arbitration Law, Practice And Procedure

  •   LLM229,   Construction Adjudication Law, Practice And Procedure

Stage 2, Semester 1,

  •   LLM042,   Construction Law 1 (Procurement),

  •   LLM043,   Construction Law 2 (Contract Administration),

Stage 2, Semester 2,

  •   BSM135,   International Construction Contracts,

  •   LLM044,   Construction Law 3 (Completion and Resolution),

  •   LLM229,   Construction Adjudication Law, Practice And Procedure,

Stage 3, Semester 1

  •   BSM587,   Dissertation

Choose 2 option modules from the following group:

  •   BSM788,   In-depth Case Study

  •   BSM790,   International Commercial Arbitration Moot,

  •   BSM803,   Law Masters Research Project

Choose 1 option module from the following group:

  •   BSM788,   In-depth Case Study,

  •   BSM790,   International Commercial Arbitration Moot,

  •   BSM803,   Law Masters Research Project,

Choose 2 option modules from the following group:   These modules are subject to availability. Students are required to study no more than one of these modules per Semester.

  •   BSM077,   Project Strategy and Governance,

  •   BSM084,   Project Management Fundamentals,

  •   BSM578,   Oil And Gas Contract Law,

  •   BSM622,   Health, Safety And Risk in an Organisational Context, 15, SCQF 11, ,

  •   BSM691,   Theory And Principles Of Conflict Resolution, 15, SCQF 11, ,

  •   BSM692,   Mediation In Practice,

  •   SUM001,   Risk and Safety Management,

  •   SUM103,   Project Information, Organisation and Behaviour,

  •   SUM104,   Project Planning and Control,

  •   SUM107,   Construction Project Management,

  •   SUM403,   Commercial Project Management,

  •   SUM406,   Contract Performance Management

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The nature of the course allows you to use the skills and knowledge obtained to steer your career advancement.

In an increasingly competitive jobs market, practitioners equipped with both understanding of commercially relevant aspects of law and strong professional skills are highly sought after.  The programme provides the opportunity for lawyers to acquire specialist knowledge while non-lawyers are assisted in the transition into specialist areas that complement their existing experience in business and industry.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 624GBP/ per year

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