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LLM Construction Law and Practice University of Salford

UK

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Summary

Construction law and practice affects stakeholders working across the international construction sector. This course 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.

The full master's award 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
Learn how to promote high quality research in areas of law relating to construction, including a high level of legal analysis

TEACHING:

You will examine the responsibilities of employers, contractors and construction professionals together with the problems raised by the complexities of construction, design liability and insurance. Construction contracts and the law underpinning them, together with a wide range of standard form contracts are studied to assess and manage risk. You will also study the complex issues arising from the multiparty nature of the construction process and the particular challenges of international construction, together with the uncertainties that can arise from the passage of time and latent defects.

ASSESSMENT:

You will be assessed through written coursework and through continuous informal assessments by your tutor.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study LLM Construction Law and Practice.

Online/Distance (2 years)

Tuition fees

£1,845 per 30 credits

From

28 Sep

Venue

University of Salford

The Crescent,

Salford,

Manchester,

M5 4WT, England

Entry requirement for international students

Students need to have 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.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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