Construction Law

CSM80003 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 Hours

2021 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21


250 CP

Aims and objectives

The aim of this unit is to introduce the fundamental aspects of the law related to construction and infrastructure management projects.

Unit Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Appreciate fundamentals of legal processes related to construction management (K5, K6, S4, A1, A4, A5, A6)
2. Identify and analyse legal risks related to construction process and project management aspects in construction industry (K5, K6, S4, A1, A4, A5, A6)
3. Identify and apply suitable alternate dispute resolution mechanisms to resolve disputes in project-based settings (K5, K6, S4, A1, A2, A4, A5, A6, A7)
4. Negotiate contracts for a diverse range of construction projects (K5, K6, S4, A1, A5, A6, A7)