Module Descriptors

Introduction to Law (For non-lawyers)

This module is intended for students who do not have a professional background in law. The module will therefore provide an introduction to key aspects and features of the law, which form the foundation for the law of construction.

Introduction to Construction (For lawyers)

This module is intended for students who do not have a professional background in construction or related disciplines. The module will therefore provide an introduction to key aspects and features of construction and construction technology which form the economic and professional context within which construction law operates.

Construction Law I

This module will build on the knowledge gained from earlier modules in order to provide a solid understanding of the special features of construction which give rise to particular legal doctrines and problems.

Arbitration Law

This module aims to provide a solid foundation in the different aspects of arbitration, with a specific focus on international commercial arbitration as it applies to construction, including issues which are specific to Dubai, the UAE and the wider Gulf Region

Alternative Dispute Resolution

The module provides a solid understanding of alternative methods of dispute resolution and the applicability of different methods as they apply to construction, including issues which are specific to Dubai, the UAE and the wider GCC region.

Construction Law II

The module provides a solid understanding of further aspects of the legal implications of construction projects, with a special focus on the structuring of projects.

Arbitration Award Writing

The module provides sufficient knowledge of all of the requirements for the writing of a final, reasoned and enforceable arbitration award in a commercial dispute. This module focuses on international commercial arbitration as it applies to construction, including issues which are specific to Dubai, the UAE and the wider GCC region.

Construction project management professional practice

The module provides students with an advanced level of knowledge, skills and experience to appreciate the complex landscape of contemporary civil and construction projects; and develops students’ knowledge, practical understanding and skills of project management professional practice within the construction and built environment industry.

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