MSc Construction Law & Dispute Resolution (DL)
Leeds Beckett University
UK Online, United Kingdom
2 - 4 years
GBP 889 / per credit *
Earliest start date
* £888.80 for each 20 credit point module.
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.
Why study Construction Law and Dispute Resolution at Leeds Beckett University
- Industry experienced expert teaching team
- Chartered Institute of Arbitrators accredited course
- The course is supported by experienced practitioners including construction solicitors, barristers, arbitrators, adjudicators and mediators
- Flexible part-time distance study through our virtual learning environment
- Industry body links through the Society of Construction Law
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 meet 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.
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.
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.
This course is also available as a Master of Laws for those who already hold an LLB degree (or equivalent qualification).
Teaching And Learning
Independent study is a crucial part of learning at university and you will be required to undertake many hours of self-directed research and reading, and preparation and writing of assessments. Your course is delivered through a number of modules, which will help you to plan your time and establish a study routine. Outside of your lectures, workshops and tutorials, a range of support is available to assist with your independent study. Our subject-specific librarians will be on hand to direct you to the specialist learning and study-skill resources. You’ll also be assigned an academic advisor to give you tailored feedback and support.
Scholarships and Funding
We are committed to ensuring that the opportunity to experience an education here at Leeds Beckett University is open to all. If you're thinking of joining us to study for your undergraduate degree, you may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary.
Bursaries are usually awarded depending on household income, whilst scholarships are available for a number of areas and are based on sporting or academic excellence.
Program Tuition Fee
You will acquire the academic training essential to develop your career in adjudication, arbitration and mediation, or as a dispute resolution or claims consultant. Your course is specifically designed for the construction industry, but many of the dispute resolution skills you develop will be transferable across other industries.
- Construction Solicitor
- Construction Practitioner
- Contract Administrator
- Claims Consultant
Beckett Careers Team
Our Beckett Careers Team will support you with all aspects of your career planning, throughout university and beyond. Whether you’re looking for a part-time job or want to gain experience alongside your studies, need help preparing an application or exploring graduate job options, we can provide expert support every step of the way!
Throughout your university journey and up to five years after you graduate you'll have access to a broad range of support and tools to help you with:
- Getting ready to apply for jobs
- Working on your CV
- Preparing for an interview
- Applying for graduate vacancies or placements
- Connecting with employers and organisations
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