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Construction Law and Dispute Resolution with Professional Practice Placement

University of Wolverhampton

18 months
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14950 GBP/year
7278 GBP/year
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About

The MSc in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution with Professional Practice Placement from University of Wolverhampton will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the legal framework within which construction organisations and projects are managed, including the resolution of disputes that arise.

Overview

The MSc in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution with Professional Practice Placement from University of Wolverhampton will prepare you to participate in dispute resolution processes as an advisor to or representative of the parties to the dispute or as an arbitrator, mediator, adjudicator or other related dispute practitioner.

What you'll learn

You will develop your capabilities to analyse the nature of the risks in construction, general strategies for allocating them and systems for managing their occurrence.

You will develop your professional skills to be able to interpret contracts and appreciate the controversies surrounding commonly used standards forms of construction contracts. This will involve you gaining

techniques for research and enquiry to create and interpret relevant aspects of construction law and contract administration. In addition, you will acquire the skills to review and critically examine the implications of complex construction case law relating this to real world settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dispute Resolution Practice and Procedure
  • Research Methods and Professional Skills
  • Advanced Project Planning and Control
  • Professional Practice Placement 
  • Building Information Modelling (Theory and Application)
  • Dispute Resolution Practice and Procedure 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree in a construction related discipline, or equivalent, is required for direct entry onto the Master’s programme. Students are selected using application form and references in the first instance. 
  • However, if you have a compatible non-cognate degree and/or have relevant industrial experience you may be interviewed and if successful offered a place on the Masters course or on the postgraduate certificate version of the course with the potential to extend this to a full Master’s degree. or A Postgraduate Certificate in a construction related discipline, or a related subject with a minimum of grade C in all modules.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14950 GBP per year during 18 months.
  • National

    7278 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7278 GBP per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Wolverhampton

550 - 900 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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