Micro-credential in Arbitration

The micro-credential in arbitration is designed to offer students a flexible and tailored learning pathway in the field of commercial arbitration by providing them with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and competences they need for their personal and professional development. The course aims to provide an understanding of the different aspects of arbitration, with focus on international commercial arbitration, including issues which are specific to Dubai, the UAE and the wider Gulf Region. The course helps students gain sufficient knowledge of all the requirements for writing of a final, reasoned and enforceable arbitration Award in commercial a dispute. Topics include: principles of dispute resolution, the laws governing dispute resolution, party and tribunal rules, agreeing to arbitrate and commencing procedures, the tribunal’s powers and duties, remedies, costs and interest, supportive and supervisory powers of courts, types of arbitration awards, and enforcement of arbitration awards.

Programme Structure

Course Code  Course Title Credit Hours
CDR517 Arbitration Law 3
CDR520 Arbitration Awards Writing  3

Module Descriptors

Arbitration Law

This module aims to provide a solid foundation in the different aspects of arbitration, with a specific focus on international commercial arbitration as it applies to construction, including issues which are specific to Dubai, the UAE and the wider Gulf Region.

Arbitration Award Writing

This module aims to provide sufficient knowledge of all the requirements for the writing of a final, reasoned and enforceable arbitration Award in a commercial dispute. This module focuses on international commercial arbitration as it applies to construction, including issues which are specific to Dubai, the UAE and the wider Gulf Region.

Entry Requirements

— A relevant Bachelor’s degree equivalent to an Upper Second Class or with a Good GPA (3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent) from an accredited university.

— A minimum EmSAT score of 1400, TOEFL score of 550 (213 CBT, 79 iBT), IELTS academic score of 6.0, or their equivalents on another standardised nationally, or internationally, recognised test that is approved by the Ministry of Education in the UAE.

— Applicants who have a good degree in a discipline which is not related to buildings, construction and/or law may be admitted if they can demonstrate at least two years’ relevant work experience and/or professional development.

English Exam Registration

— Students are encouraged to register for their IELTS or TOEFL at The British University in Dubai (BUiD) by contacting [email protected]

— Paper-based ITP TOEFL are accepted by the administering institution only. Only those administered by AMIDEAST Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah will be accepted if it is sent by Amideast to BUiD directly.

— While registering with ETS for iBT or with Amideast for ITP TOEFL, please quote BUiD’s TOEFL code 0168.

— Internet (iBT) – test scores should be sent to BUiD directly by ETS.

Career prospects

The micro-credential in arbitration provides students with the opportunity to develop or upskill their knowledge and skills in commercial arbitration, leading to careers as legal consultants in the public and private sectors. Adding industry micro-credentials to their degrees or qualification would make the students more employable in the UAE and possibly the regional job market or gain promotion in their places of work.

Fees (total 3 credit hours)

1 credit hour = AED 2833

Module tutors:

Professor Aymen Masadeh

Dr Omar Alhyari

Dr Abba Kolo

Dr Christina Lienen

Dr Derar Al-Daboubi

 

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The British University in Dubai

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Tel: +971 4 279 1400

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Email: [email protected]