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Postgraduate Diploma in Construction (Construction Law)

Key facts

  • Available at Auckland
  • Not all listed subject course options are on offer every year
  • Available for international students studying in NZ
  • All courses are delivered in block mode.

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Entry requirements

Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Construction (Construction Law) requires you to have a three year Bachelor of Construction degree, Graduate Diploma in Technology with an endorsement in Construction Management or Quantity Surveying, or an equivalent qualification.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Postgraduate Diploma in Construction (Construction Law) structure

You will follow a flexible programme of study, consisting of courses totalling at least 120 credits at 700- or 800-level from the Schedule and attending block courses, workshops, tutorials, or laboratories as required.


Time limits for completion for eligibility for Distinction or Merit

Your 120 credit postgraduate diploma will carry the award of Distinction, if completed at a superior standard (equivalent to First Class Honours), or Merit (equivalent to Second Class Honours, Division One) if completed within one year of first enrolling in full-time study or within three years of first enrolling in part-time study.

Maximum time to completion

All requirements must be completed within four years of first enrolling in the Postgraduate Diploma in Construction.


To find out how to plan your study and/or see what courses are necessary to complete your programme, please check the regulations. It will display the regulatory information for the programme you have selected.

Postgraduate Diploma in Construction (Construction Law)

Compulsory courses

218.730 Construction Project Management (15 credits)
218.763 Advanced Construction Law (15 credits)
218.764 Construction Contracts and Administration (15 credits)
218.765 Construction Adjudication (15 credits)


Elective courses (60 credits)

If you would like to find out more about individual course requirements, please use our Course search.

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