Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Beckett University

Construction Law and Dispute Resolution

The construction industry is increasingly recognising the importance of alternative methods of dispute resolution in order to maintain commercial relationships and keep cash flowing within the industry. If the student is a professional in construction, law or a related field this course will develop their expertise in this subject for practical or academic purposes.

Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a 2nd Class Honours degree in the cognate subjects of law or construction, at least a 2nd Class Honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.

Course modules

Law of obligations and evidence (20 credits); adjudication: law and practice (20 credits); construction law principles (20 credits); award and decision writing (20 credits); commercial mediation (20 credits); professional research (40 credits); arbitration: law and practice (20 credits, option module); international arbitration: law and practice (20 credits, option module); law and practice of claims (20 credits, option module); negotiation (20 credits, option module).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning £ 42 per Credit point (home fees) 2 years

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