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Course Overview

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

This course offers exemption from the Membership exams of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Ms Nevena Jevremovic

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

The following subjects will be covered:

  • 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.

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

2000 word essay 40%

Exam 40%

Online participation 20%


Resit: resubmission of failed elements.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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