MSc Construction Law and Dispute Resolution The British University in Dubai

The MSc in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution is designed for practicing lawyers, engineers, architects, surveyors and those in other construction relevant disciplines. Its purpose is to enable students to develop expertise in a range of areas related to construction law and dispute resolution, and includes foundation modules in law for non-lawyers and construction for lawyers.

This MSc programme supports the career development of GCC nationals within both private and public sector organisations that are engaged in infrastructure and building projects. It ensures that students are familiar with the basic construction technology, legal knowledge and techniques necessary to understand current theory and practice in construction law and dispute resolution.

Course Overview:

The programme is delivered in two tracks, i.e. dissertation and project-based tracks. The former consists of five modules (a total of 140 credits) and a dissertation (40 credits) and the latter consists of six taught modules (a total of 160 credits) and a research project (20 credits)

MSc students can exit the programme with Postgraduate Diploma by doing four modules (120 credits) which are Introduction to Law/Construction, Construction Law 1, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution.

The programme is taught via intensive weekend classes, to encourage those in professional work to take part and to permit enrolment of students from neighbouring Gulf countries. Most classes of the programme will be held on Saturdays.

The British University in Dubai (BUiD), was established in 2004 and is the Middle East region's first, research based, postgraduate university. BUiD offers a unique opportunity for higher education. As one of the region's most innovative institutions, BUiD sets the standards for study and research that will significantly contribute to the technological innovation and growth of the Arab world and beyond.

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BUiD was established to facilitate access to world class education, training and research in the Middle East. At BUiD's recent first anniversary celebrations HE, Richard Makepeace, the British Ambassador to the UAE commented that BUiD was "one of the most exciting developments in UAE/UK relations we have seen for many years".

Working in partnership with leading UK universities BUiD offers cutting edge education and research in key disciplines. BUiD aspires to the highest, internationally recognized British standards and provisions as reflected in its partnerships with the University of Edinburgh, the University of Manchester, the Cardiff University.

All BUiD Masters programmes have accreditation eligibility from UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

BUiD is located in Dubai International Academic City, Dubai.

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