English Law, Regulations, Construction Procurement and Contracts

LocationMarylebone, Central London

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.

Courses no longer available
Start date Duration Day and time Price Apply
24 September 2018 11 sessions Mondays 6pm £415*/£515 Already started
27 September 2018 11 sessions Thursdays 6pm £415*/£515 Already started

*Early-bird discount:

  • £415 if the 24 September 2018 start date is booked by 27 August 2018
  • £415 if the 27 September 2018 start date is booked by 30 August 2018

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.