Queen Mary - University of London
School of Law, Centre for Commercial Law Studies
Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration--Distance Learning
The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) offers the first Europe-based Postgraduate Distance Learning Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration with online support. Teaching operates via an interactive online platform and the circulation of CDs and other tangible media. The online diploma is aimed, in particular, at practising lawyers, barristers, solicitors and in-house lawyers who cannot attend classes in London. Some students don't have a law background but do have arbitration experience, typically engineers, surveyors or accountants. The diploma course attracts annually some 25 students worldwide.
The Diploma is taught by leading experts in the area and covers International and Comparative Commercial Arbitration.
For further information on the School of International Arbitration please visit www.arbitrationonline.org
Students will be required to take the two core modules:
International and Comparative Commercial Arbitration
Advanced Writing Weekend
Plus one further module from the list below:
International Construction Contracts and Arbitration
International Trade and Investment Dispute Settlement
Alternative Dispute Resolution
International Commercial Law
International Commercial Litigation
Dissertation (research paper) of 15,000 words
The programme is a postgraduate degree course involving part-time study for a period of 18 months, starting end of January each year.
Download the DL Programme Schedule 2011-12 - including course & exam dates [PDF 22kb]
Download the Award Writing details [PDF 81kb]
Professional Exams’ Exemptions
Candidates passing the Diploma paper on International Commercial Arbitration and the module on award writing are exempt from Parts I, II and III of the examinations of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (full exemption from the academic stage
Facts & Figures
International Financial Aid: No