|Application deadline:||6th September|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||October 2015|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
Become a StudyPortals member and get access to exclusive information, like scholarships, related to your favourite programme!
Are you already a StudyPortals Member?
Find all members only information here
This one-year postgraduate course is designed to enable civil engineers and other suitable qualified professionals, such as architects and quantity surveyors and lawyers, to acquire a knowledge of construction law.
The diploma is accepted by Engineers Ireland as fulfilling criterion no. 2 (Knowledge of Law and Contract Procedure) for admission to the IEI list of conciliators. This Diploma has also been approved by Engineers Ireland as meeting the requirements for continuing professional development. Accreditation has also been given for Part II status of membership of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Course Content * Introduction to Legal Systems and Methods; the Irish litigation process; the law of evidence
* The Law of Tort; The Law of Contract
* Contracts in construction - procurement methods, engineering and building contracts, tenders
* Contracts in construction - claims, insurance, subcontracts; case law; public procurement; contracts for other professions
* Risk and insurance; sureities; statutory duties; professional relationships, duties and liabilities
* Methods of dispute resolution
AssessmentTwo three-hour examinations are held on two Saturdays in May. Each of these constitutes one third of the overall assessment. Coursework, which is done throughout the year, accounts for the remaining one third of the overall assessment. Students must pass each examination paper and each coursework assignment.
An honours degree in Engineering or related subject, or a suitable professional qualification (B.Sc. Surveying will be considered if the candidate is working in an engineering environment). The number of places on this Diploma course is limited, and applications are assessed based on academic qualifications, together with the number of years of relevant experience.
Sign in to find all related scholarships and all information about funding here.
Not a member yet? Create an account and join +150 000 StudyPortals members.
Fortunately enough I was able to find StudyPortals. Right from the start of the application to getting the confirmation of admission I was using StudyPortals.
Sign up for your personal newsletter and we will help you too.
We will send you all the information you need to find your dream study programme!