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

2020 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

2 Mar 20 - 31 May 20

7 Jul 20

Last self enrolment:
15 Mar 20

31 Mar 20

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Apr 20


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)