Taught course

Construction Law and Arbitration

Robert Gordon University · Aberdeen Business School

Entry requirements

A first degree in a relevant discipline such as law, surveying, architecture, civil engineering, construction management or business management is desired. However, in the absence of a first degree, significant practical experience in a relevant field can be an acceptable substitute.

All international students for whom English is not their first language must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.

Please note, UKVI are currently not accepting TOEFL as proof of English Language for Full Time International Student Visas.

If you are in doubt about your eligibility for the programme, you can contact the Course Leader, David Christie with your CV and he will advise you appropriately.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Construction Law and Arbitration degree provides practical knowledge of Construction Law and Dispute Resolution.

This course will equip the professional with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of key topics in the fields of construction law and dispute resolution. It is suitable for professionals who need to keep up-to-date with developments in these areas. There is the option of a Construction Adjudication route - adjudication is a very common form of dispute resolution in the UK construction industry.

The course offers flexible online study by distance learning so busy professionals are able to study at their own pace. A previous degree in law is not a prerequisite for this course. The course is good for prospective students who are lawyers, Surveyors, construction industry professionals, oil and gas professional, architects, contract Managers and Administrators, project managers.

Information for international students

For more information, international students should visit the International Office website: www.rgu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
For more information visit www.rgu.ac.uk/constructionarbitration
International students
For more information visit www.rgu.ac.uk/constructionarbitration

For Academic Year 2017/2018

All Students
• £4,530 Stage 1
• £4,530 Stage 2
• £3,020 LLM or MSc Dissertation Stage

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
36 months


distance learning
36 months


distance learning
24 months


distance learning
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations50
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Dissertation (20000 words)

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1224 26 2209