University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Construction Law and Dispute Resolution

This programme is designed for non-UK based as well as for UK students who cannot attend classes. It addresses the international demand for engineers, architects and project managers, and other construction professionals such as quantity surveyors, to be skilled in preventing and resolving disputes in the construction industry. It combines electronic distance learning technology and materials including webinars to provide flexibility of learning to suit individual needs. The programme places emphasis on the application of the law in problem-solving and problem-avoidance situations within the context of a global construction industry. Widespread use is made of case study material and real-life scenarios, which will further develop your ability to formulate, propose and defend an argument.

Entry requirements

1st degree, professional qualification in a construction or construction-related discipline or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Legal skills; contractual issues; European competition and procurement law; tortious issues; environmental law or contemporary procurement; dispute resolution; research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: Case study assignments; presentations; essays; continuous section assessment questions; dissertation.

Sponsorship information

20 per cent discount on tuition fees is available for graduates from the University of Central Lancashire.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (England) 30 months
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Northern Ireland) 30 months
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Scotland) 30 months
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Wales) 30 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance-learning / e-learning

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01772 892400