Taught course

Construction Law and Dispute Resolution

Leeds Beckett University · Built Environment and Engineering

Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Law or Construction, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.

Alternatively, applicants with Corporate Membership of a Chartered Professional Body in a Construction related field are also eligible for the course. Professional Bodies concerned include (but are not necessarily restricted to): RICS, ICE, CIOB, RIBA, CIAT, BIFM, CIArb.

Months of entry


Course content

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.

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 meets 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.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions Enquiries
0113 812 3113