Postgraduate Module Descriptor
LAWM084: International Commercial Arbitration
This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.
The main aims of the course are to provide you with a deep understanding of international commercial arbitration, its practical applications alongside with its underpinning legal principles. After taking the course, you will be in the position to provide legal advice in relation to any aspect of an international commercial arbitration agreement/procedure, from the validity of the arbitration agreement, the procedural aspects of international commercial arbitration, to the possibility of challenging an arbitral award, and the enforcement of an award under the New York Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. Demonstrate deep, systematic knowledge and understanding of the practice of international commercial arbitration |
2. Undertake complex critical evaluation of the main legal rules and procedures relevant to international arbitral practice using specialist literature and research.
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. Demonstrate detailed and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of legal concepts and critical awareness of their social and political implications. |
4. Synthetise knowledge and translate it into legal advice
|Personal and Key Skills||5. Confidently manage relevant learning resources, information and strategies and to develop your own opinions at a high professional level.|
6. Effectively communicate in writing in a manner appropriate to the discipline.