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Construction Law

This course provides extensive training and insights for lawyers and construction professionals with an interest in developing a thorough knowledge of construction law for practical application.It's designed for lawyers seeking greater understanding of the processes and management of construction projects as well as in-depth legal expertise relating to such projects. The course is also suitable for construction professionals whose work involves them in the various stages of major construction projects from commissioning to completion.

Entry requirements

Normally a first or upper second-class Honours degree in a related discipline.

Entry may be possible with a lower second-class Honours degree, if you also have suitable professional qualifications and/or considerable appropriate experience.

English language requirements

You're required to have a suitable minimum level of competency in the English language if your first language is not English or if you have not been educated wholly or mainly in the medium of English.

For postgraduate studies, the University of Strathclyde requires a minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 (with no score below 6.0) or equivalent. Tests are valid for two years.

Pre-sessional courses in English are available.

If you’re a national of an English speaking country recognised by UK Visa and Immigrations (please check most up-to-date list on the Home Office website) or you have successfully completed an academic qualification (at least equivalent to a UK bachelor's degree) in any of these countries, then you do not need to present any additional evidence.

If you are from a country not recognised as an English speaking country by the United Kingdom Vis and Immigration (UKVI), please check our English requirements before making your application.

Course modules

Modules: Law and practice of construction management; context of construction; legal process and the law of contact and other obligations; law of the construction industry; construction dispute resolution.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on your performance in coursework and/or the written exam papers.


Please contact the department for PgCert, PgDip and part-time course fees.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 (Year 1) International 9 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 (Year 1) Home/EU 9 Months
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,750 (Year 1) Home/EU 24 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,750 (Year 1) Home/EU 18 Months
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 (Year 1) International 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 (Year 1) Home/EU 12 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 8 Months

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