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About Law at Robert Gordon University

This LLB Law course aims to provide you with a practical and diverse education in the discipline of law.

The combination of commercial and public law will equip you with the specialist knowledge to meet the challenges and demands of a wide range of jobs across a spectrum of employment sectors, whether in the legal profession or elsewhere.

What you will study

Year 1

  • Legal Systems

  • Legal Methods

  • Law of Contract

  • Criminal Law

  • Constitutional Law

  • Jurisprudence

  • Commercial Law

  • Medical Law

Year 2,

  • Property Law

  • Law of Evidence

  • Delict

  • Law of Business Associations

  • Administrative Law

  • Human Rights

  • Consumer Law

  • Company Law

Year 3

  • Conveyancing Law 1

  • Trusts and Succession

  • Family Law 1

  • European Community Law: Constitutional Aspects

  • Conveyancing Law 2

  • Revenue Law

  • Family Law 2

  • European Community Law: Substantive Aspects

  • Or instead of the last four modules: European Exchange in Law at a partner European or US university.

Year 4

  • Dissertation

  • Select three options:

- Employment Law
- Legal Issues in Construction
- UK Oil and Gas Law
- Media Law
- Public International Law
- Criminal Justice
- EU Law
  • Select three options:

- Collective Employment Law
- Information Technology Law
- Medical Ethics and the Law
- Criminology
- International Private Law
- Roman Law
- International Human Rights Law
- Intellectual Property Law
- International Trade Law

Entry requirements

SQA Higher

BBBB including English.

GCE A Level

BCC including English.

ILC Higher

B2B2BB including English.

IB Diploma

28, to include Higher English at grade 5.

Alternative Qualifications

  • Overseas qualifications and access programmes will be considered on an individual basis.

  • Applications welcomed from students with alternative qualifications and relevant work experience.

Advanced Entry

Students with a BA Law and Management degree from Robert Gordon University may enter the Law LLB (Hons) course at year 3, allowing two degrees (one Hons) to be obtained within five years.

From academic year 2009-2010, students who have entered the BA Law and Management degree as an Advanced Entrant into Year 3 will, upon successful completion of that year to a certain standard, have the opportunity to directly enter Year 2 of the LLB (Hons) degree.

Placements and accreditations

This course is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland, which is a key factor for those wishing to enter the law profession in Scotland. Recognition by the Faculty of Advocates has also recently been obtained.

Fees and bursaries

UK/EU Students

  • New students: £1820 for academic year 2010/11

If you are from Scotland or the EU you are not liable to pay fees and should apply to SAAS for funding.

Alternatively, if you are from England, Wales, or Northern Ireland you should apply to the appropriate funding body.

  • England -

  • Wales -

  • Northern Ireland -

International Students

  • New students: £8650 for academic year 2010/11

The above tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

If you are already a student at Robert Gordon University, you can find information on fees for academic year 2010/11 on the Student Finance web pages.

How to apply

All applications should be made through UCAS. You must apply online at Once you register and create your username and password you are guided through the process of applying. After submission, log in to your UCAS Track account and you can see the progress of your application, view and respond to your offers.

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