English Law, Regulations, Construction Procurement and Contracts

LocationMarylebone, Central London
FacultyArchitecture and the Built Environment

This English Law, Regulations, Construction Procurement and Contracts short course will give you an overview of the English legal system, and its regulations and procedures relating to architectural practice.

Delivered by a range of professional experts in the field, this lecture-based course is one of the modules taught on the University’s RIBA Part III course.

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Start date Duration Day and time Price Apply
26 September 2016 1 term (26 September – 15 December) Monday and Thursday evenings 6–9pm £515 Course is full

*Early-bird discount if you book at least 4 weeks before the start date.

Course content

This course will provide an overview of the English legal system and its regulations and procedures in relation to architectural practice.

Specifically, the course will cover:

  • project procurement
  • construction contracts
  • dispute resolution
  • the design development and delivery process

By the end of the course you will be able to understand:

  • the legal context of the design development and delivery process
  • the key regulations that govern building design and construction
  • the principles of  risk in procurement and contract choice
  • the different methods of dispute resolution
  • town planning and building regulations procedures

You will also have developed the skills to identify procurement routes and choose an appropriate construction contract.

Stephen Brookhouse is the Director of Enterprise in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, and is responsible for supervising the teaching and delivery of professional studies across all the courses in the Department of Architecture.