Entry requirements

Normally a first or upper second-class Honours degree in a related discipline.

Entry may be possible with a lower second-class Honours degree, if you also have suitable professional qualifications and/or considerable appropriate experience.

Months of entry


Course content

The course provides extensive training for lawyers and construction professionals with an interest in developing a thorough knowledge of construction law for practical application.

It’s designed for lawyers seeking greater understanding of the processes and management of construction projects as well as in-depth legal expertise relating to such projects. The course is also suitable for construction professionals whose work involves them in the various stages of major construction projects from commissioning to completion.

Information for international students


We require a minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 (with no score below 6.0) or equivalent Tests should be valid for two years.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

There are several scholarship opportunities available for students applying for this course. Opportunities include:

To recognise academic achievement, the Dean's International Excellence Award offers international students a merit-based scholarship of up to £3,000 for entry onto a full-time Masters programme in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences.

Check our Scholarship Search for more help with fees and funding.

Scottish students

Students living in Scotland can find out more about funding from the Student Awards Agency Scotland.

English students Students ordinarily resident in England may be eligible to apply for a loan of up to £10,000 to cover their tuition fees and living costs.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Further details of qualification

The programme enables lawyers and construction industry professionals to develop expertise in an increasingly complex area of specialist contract work. Graduates will enhance their career, improve the quality of client service, satisfy continuing professional development obligations, and benefit from extensive networking opportunities with professionals from all sectors of the industry.


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Dissertation100 (15000 words)

Course contact details

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