Entry requirements

Normally a first- or second-class Honours degree from a UK university or college (or an equivalent qualification), or relevant professional qualifications in the construction industry.

Months of entry


Course content

Construction Law is a vibrant area of law, and since 1994, the University of Strathclyde has provided the programme on an evening study basis over one or two years.

The programme requires the completion of four modules, the majority of which comprise ten sessions of two hours each, presented in the early evening.

Examples of the subjects covered include: Context of Construction; Legal Process and the Law of Contract and other Obligations; Law of the Construction Industry, and Law and Practice of Construction Management.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English must posess a recent English proficiency qualification i.e. IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 600 marks (250 computer based test).

Fees and funding

Lord Hope Scholarship for LLM/MSc Law School Programmes (New for 2014 entry)

Application can be made here: Lord Hope Scholarship Application Form

The Law School is delighted to announce the launch of the Lord Hope Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme. Under this initiative, up to twelve partial scholarships of £1,000 each shall be available for applicants across our range of LLM/MSc programmes in the academic year 2014/15 (all courses above). The awards shall be granted on a competitive footing offered on the basis of financial need and academic merit. In addition to the financial award, the successful applicants shall also be invited to attend a celebratory dinner hosted by patron of the scheme and Emeritus Professor of the Law School, the Rt Hon Lord Hope of Craighead KT, PC, FRSE, former Lord Justice General and Lord President of the Court of Session, Second Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary in the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords and Judicial Committee of the Privy Council and most recently Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

GREAT Scholarships

As part of the GREAT Scholarship programme -India and British Council Initiative, awards to students of outstanding academic calibre from India are available. More information can be found here: http://www.strath.ac.uk/rio/postgraduatescholarships/award_771767_en.html

Other Funding Opportunities: http://www.strath.ac.uk/search/scholarships/index.jsp

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
9 months
part time
21 months


part time
9 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Dissertation40 (15000 words)

Course contact details

+44 (0)141 548 3738