Construction Law and Practice

University of Salford

LL.M. Online
24 months
1845 GBP/module
1410 GBP/module
Tuition fee
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Construction Law and Practice degree offered at University of Salford will provide you with the legal knowledge and commercial awareness required to perform your current role more effectively or to move into a specialist role in construction law.


Construction Law and Practice degree offered at University of Salford is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), allowing exemption from their academic entry requirements, as well as ensuring that you are educated to the highest industry standards.

There is also an MSc route available for this course.

You will:

  • Learn how to conduct and communicate legal analysis with confidence and accuracy in relation to any aspect of mainstream professional construction practice
  • Learn how to examine construction practice from a legal perspective, to include detailed consideration of construction contracts, tortious and multi-party liability, insurance, dispute resolution, procurement, and the environment
  • Be able to assist individuals in taking effective roles in specialist construction law departments or firms


On this course, you’ll gain the legal knowledge you’ll need to perform your current role more effectively or to move into a new role relating to construction law. Construction law and practice affects professionals throughout the construction industry. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Common law underpinning construction contracts 
  • Source, rationale and nature of key terms (Scope, cost, quality, time, variation) 
  • Contract formation 
  • Implication of terms 
  • Mistake, frustration, breach, causation and loss

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should submit your application at least one month before your course starts.




180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second class undergraduate honours qualifying law degree, or
  • A recognised appropriate professional legal qualification
  • We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.
  • The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1845 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1845 GBP per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1410 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1410 GBP per module and a duration of 24 months.

*tuition fee per 30 credit modules


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Construction Law and Practice
University of Salford


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