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LS501Z: INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION LAW (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

Arbitration is growing in popularity as a dispute resolution method across a variety of sectors, and internationally.

The principles and content of international arbitration law are considered, with the UK arbitral system as the template.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Derek Auchie

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The law in this area is technical and complex, and a full understanding of how it operates is essential for anyone advising clients, or framing contracts carrying arbitration clauses.

The principles and content of international arbitration law are considered, with the UK arbitral system as the template. Other systems, including some of the institutional rules, are also considered. Key concepts which apply across all arbitration regimes will be considered.

Subjects covered here will include the rules and principles underpinning the following:

The Arbitration Agreement

Sources of Arbitral Rules: Legislative and Institutional

Jurisdiction of the Arbitral Tribunal

Appointment of Arbitrators

The Arbitral Process Pre-Hearing

The Arbitral Hearing

Arbitral Costs

The Award and Challenge

Enforcement of the Award.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

Online interaction - 20% of the overall grade

Coursework - 40% of the overall grade

Exam- 40% of the overall grade.

 

Students may resit the examination and/or coursework assessment, as directed by the course co-ordinator, where non-submission or failure is due to good cause. In such a case, the resit is treated as a first diet.

Where no good cause exists, students may resit the examination and/or coursework submission, as directed by the course co-ordinator, in respect of only one course per academic year of study. In such a case, the grade is capped at a D3.  

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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