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What will I learn?

The course provides extensive training 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. Full time and part time study options available. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.

Assessment

Assessment is based on your performance in coursework and/or the written exam papers. For those seeking award of the LLM you’ll need to complete a dissertation.

Careers

The LLM/PgDip in Construction Law enables lawyers and construction industry professionals to develop expertise in an increasingly complex area of specialist contract work.

Construction Law is constantly developing through case law and legislation to meet the challenges thrown up by the development of the industry worldwide.

Successful completion of the course provides you with additional benefits:

  • enhanced career advancement
  • improved service to clients
  • potential satisfaction of your professional CPD obligations
  • a further academic qualification as tangible evidence of your expertise
  • networking opportunities with professionals from all sectors of the industry

Which department am I in?

School of Law

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£17,150.00 (US$ 23,351) per year
The fees shown are annual and may be subject to an increase each year.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

University of Strathclyde

McCance Building,

16 Richmond Street,

Glasgow,

Glasgow, City Of,

G1 1XQ, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

If you wish to apply for a research degree you'd normally have to have a Masters degree and some experience of research work. IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no individual band less than 5.5).

For international students

You normally need 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. Please note: a Law degree is not a prerequisite for entry to this course. IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no individual band less than 5.5).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Strathclyde

With more than 23,000 students from over 100 countries, Strathclyde University is a vibrant and welcoming place for students from all backgrounds.

  • The university Careers Service was voted UK Top 4 by students
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  • 94% of graduates are in work or further study
  • More than 200 clubs and societies, and 50 fitness clubs