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Construction Law and Dispute Resolution is taught intensively over a series of three-day sessions, particularly suited if you have limited time for study; supported by a unique collection of reference materials held in the Maughan Library and online; academically-led and practice-informed, provides a unique perspective on this area of the law.
Largest and longest-established MSc in this field.
Extensive input from leading professionals.
Wide range of student backgrounds - lawyers and construction professionals.
Located in the heart of legal London.
Application status Open
Duration Two years PT, September to September or, overseas non-lawyer students only one and a half years FT, September to April or, for overseas lawyer students only, one year FT, September to September.
Study mode Full-time, Part-time
Credit value UK 200/ECTS 100
Programme accreditations The MSc, together with an award-writing examination, is currently recognised for the Fellowship qualification of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. It is also recognised for CPD by the Law Society and the General Council of the Bar.
Course intake 60-70 total
Course leaders Professor David Mosey
Course contact for further information Admissions Office tel: +44 (0)20 7848 7000 fax: +44 (0)20 7848 7200
Course contact form Postgraduate admissions enquiry form
Awarding institution King's College London
Faculty The Dickson Poon School of Law
Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.
General entry advice
Minimum academic requirements:2:1 undergraduate honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject (e.g. law, engineering, surveying), or other professional or academic qualifications acceptable to the College.Additional requirements:Construction professionals and non-practising lawyers also require at least two years' relevant work experience.Practising lawyers, require at least a completed pupillage, or one year of a training contract.
For information on how to apply to King's, the application process, personal statements or any other FAQ's, please visit the FAQ page.
The deadline for applications is 02 September for 2016 entry. Note that funding deadlines may be earlier. Applications will be considered subject to availability of places, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. International applications must be received by 29 July to allow sufficient time for visa processing.
Taught to lawyer and experienced non-lawyer construction professional students over a series of intensive three-day sessions, Thursday to Saturday, facilitating PT study by students based far from London, also available as FT for overseas students; 6 sessions per year PT, 12 sessions per year FT. Academically-led and practice-informed, the course provides a unique cross-professional perspective on this area of the law, with electronic access to teaching and reference materials plus physical access to many specialist books and journals held in the Maughan Library. Includes a foundation course in law for non-lawyers and a foundation course in construction technology for lawyer students.
To enable qualified lawyers and construction industry professionals to obtain a holistic view of the law and practice of construction and dispute resolution.
here are five modules:
A dissertation on a topic approved by our Centre.
Our students progress as lawyers and construction professionals: as solicitors, barristers, quantity surveyors, building surveyors, engineers, architects and project managers.
"At King’s, I was exposed to not only the highest calibre of teaching staff, ranging from highly respected practitioners to academics who have dedicated their study to construction matters, but also to fellow students, many of whom are respected practitioners."
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£9,000 p.a. (2016/17)*
£17,550 p.a. (2016/17)*
£4,500 p.a. (2016/17)*
£8,775 p.a. (2016/17)*
*This tuition fee is subject to annual increases.
When you receive an offer for this course you will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit to secure your place. The deposit will be credited towards your total fee payment.
The deposit is £1,000 – Home/EU and £2,000 – Overseas (2016/17)
If you receive an offer on or before 31st March 2016, payment is due by 30th April 2016.
If you receive an offer between 1st April 2016 and 30th June 2016, payment is due within one month of receipt of the offer.
If you receive an offer between 1st July 2016 and 31st July 2016, payment is due within two weeks of receipt of the offer.
If you receive an offer on or after 1st August 2016, payment is due within one week of receipt of the offer.
Please visit our web pages on fees and funding for more information.
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