Law and Dispute Resolution

Robert Gordon University


The Dispute Resolution pathway of the LLM Law programme will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the various methods and concepts relevant to dispute resolution. It is designed to cater for the interest of those with and without legal background to be able to have an excellent grasp of relevant issues that may arise in dispute resolution process.

This course involves the study of eight taught modules plus a dissertation on a Dispute Resolution topic. Five subject related modules must be chosen in order to obtain an LLM Law and Dispute Resolution degree.

If you do not hold an LLB degree of equivalent, you will be required to study the Legal Framework module.

The choice of modules for any one candidate may be limited by module availability in any particular year, by timetabling factors, by prerequisites that a module may have, by the limit on online modules that may be taken by international students for visa purposes, and for any other reason approved by the Head of School.

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any subject discipline. Applicants with relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


The Law School

SCQF Level