Taught course

Construction Law and Arbitration

Robert Gordon University · The Law School

Entry requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in Architecture, Law, Surveying, an Engineering discipline, Construction Project Management or associated Business.
  • Applicants with relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Months of entry


Course content

This online course is suitable for legal professionals, and others with an interest in the legal issues surrounding construction claims, contracting, project management and surveying.

This flexible course will equip you with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of key topics in the fields of construction law and dispute resolution processes, providing specific focus on those processes which run alongside traditional litigation.

You will analyse recent and future developments in the industry, with a focus on UK cases and materials and in some cases, international aspects.

There is an option of a Construction Adjudication route, which is a very common form of dispute resolution in the UK construction industry.

Our Law School has been ranked in the top 5 Best Construction Law Schools in the World by University Herald 2020.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

For more information, visit www.rgu.ac.uk/finance

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    part time
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

This course is the only one of its kind in the country. It offers practical and valuable training in the fast moving and highly specialist disciplines of Construction Law and Arbitration.

Course contact details

Student Admissions Service
+44 (0)1224 262728