The diploma is accepted by Engineers Ireland as fulfilling criterion no. 2 (Knowledge of Law and Contract Procedure) for admission to the IEI list of conciliators. This Diploma has also been approved by Engineers Ireland as meeting the requirements for continuing professional development. Accreditation has also been given for Part II status of membership of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.Course Organisation:
Lectures are normally held on Friday evening 7 - 10 p.m. and Saturday morning 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. each week throughout the two semesters (September to April) with some lectures and workshop sessions scheduled for Friday afternoons. In addition to attending lectures, participants are required to participate in workshops, which comprise a major part of the course and involve coursework to be submitted as part of the students' assessment.Assessment:
Two three-hour examinations are held on two Saturdays in April/May. Each of these constitutes one third of the overall assessment. Coursework, which is done throughout the year, accounts for the remaining one third of the overall assessment. Students must pass each examination paper and each coursework assignmentRecommended texts:
Extensive notes are provided by individual lecturers, who may also recommend texts.
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Programme StructureCourses included:
- Introduction to Legal Systems and Methods; the Irish litigation process; the law of evidence
- The Law of Tort; The Law of Contract
- Contracts in construction - procurement methods, engineering and building contracts, tenders, claims, insurance, subcontracts; case law; public procurement; contracts for other professions
- Risk and insurance; sureties; statutory duties; professional relationships, duties and liabilities
- Methods of dispute resolution
- 12 months
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DisciplinesCivil Engineering & Construction Legal Studies View 13 other Masters in Civil Engineering & Construction in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A Level 8 honours degree in Engineering or related subject, or a suitable professional qualification (B.Sc. Surveying will be considered if the candidate is working in an engineering environment).
Please note that the number of places on this Diploma course is limited, and applications are assessed based on academic qualifications, together with the number of years of relevant post-graduation experience, plus professional references.
International18202 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 18202 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA8148 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8148 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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