Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University

Construction Law and Arbitration

The course provides practical and valuable training in the disciplines of construction law and dispute resolution and construction adjudication. 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 or project managers.

Entry requirements

A 1st 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 1st degree, significant practical experience in a relevant field can be an acceptable substitute. All international students for whom English is not their 1st language must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent.

Course modules

Arbitration route: Law of obligations and evidence; arbitration law; arbitration practice and procedure; construction law; advanced construction law; construction contracts in context; international construction contracts; dissertation. Adjudication route: Law of obligations and evidence; construction adjudication law; construction adjudication procedure; construction law; advanced construction law; construction contracts in context; international construction contracts; dissertation. Arbitration and adjudication route: Law obligations and evidence; arbitration law; arbitration practice and procedure; construction law; advanced construction law; construction adjudication law; construction adjudication procedure; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,950 per Whole course (England) 3 years
LLM Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,950 per Whole course (International) 3 years
LLM Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,950 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 3 years
LLM Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,950 per Whole course (Scotland) 3 years
LLM Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,950 per Whole course (Wales) 3 years
LLM Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,950 per Whole course (EU) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,950 per Whole course (EU) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,950 per Whole course (England) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,950 per Whole course (International) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,950 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,950 per Whole course (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,950 per Whole course (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance Learning

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