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PG Cert Construction Law and Dispute Resolution

University of Wolverhampton

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    6 months

Course summary

Why choose this course?

This course will provide you with an understanding of the legal framework within which construction organisations and projects are managed, including the resolution of disputes that arise. You will develop your capabilities to analyse the nature of the risks in construction, general strategies for allocating them and systems for managing their occurrence.

Depending on your choice of modules, you will develop your professional skills to be able to interpret contracts and appreciate the controversies surrounding commonly used standards forms of construction contracts. This will involve you gaining techniques for research and enquiry to create and interpret relevant aspects of construction law and contract administration. In addition, you will acquire the skills to review and critically examine the implications of complex construction case law relating this to real world settings.

Overall, the course will introduce you to aspects of practical dispute resolution processes as an advisor to or representative of the parties to the dispute, or as an arbitrator, mediator , adjudicator or other related dispute practitioner.

Career Paths

The range of employment opportunities includes construction contract consultants, contract managers, contract administrators, arbitrators, expert witnesses, adjudicators, mediators, conciliators and claims consultants. These are increasingly required in a wide range of construction and property organisations including the following:

  • Architectural companies;
  • Civil engineering firms;
  • Construction contractors;
  • Environmental management specialists;
  • Independently or within the structure of corporations, institutions, or governmental agencies.
  • Contract and dispute resolution consultancies

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 4,650overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Wolverhampton

  • University League Table

    121st

  • Campus address

    University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY, England

The Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) has a 45-year track record of working in almost 140 countries.
Each year the university welcomes students from over 130 nations, studying at one of its UK campuses or partner institutions overseas.
The university works with TNE partners around the world: China, Hong Kong, India, Nepal, Oman, Greece, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Myanmar, Ireland and France.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 36

    94th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    94 56%

    34th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    14th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    100 46%

    94th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    89th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    35th

    18

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