Postgraduate Module Descriptor
LAWM084: International Arbitration
This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.
The main aims of the module are to provide you with a deep understanding of international commercial arbitration, its practical applications, alongside its underpinning legal principles. The module aims to enable you to provide legal insight in respect to many aspects of an international commercial arbitration agreement/procedure, from the validity of the arbitration agreement and the procedural aspects of international commercial arbitration, to the possibility of challenging an arbitral award, and the enforcement of an award under the United Nations Convention on the 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. Synthesise knowledge and translate it into legal writing
|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 a manner appropriate to the discipline.