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LAWS77-766: International Commercial Arbitration


International Commercial Arbitration is an elective subject in postgraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. This subject focuses on the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration as practised by arbitral tribunals and applied by courts in different jurisdictions. It is intended to equip students with the basic knowledge and skill to advise and represent parties in international arbitral proceedings.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,250
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,310

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate sound understanding of the law and practice of international arbitration. 2. Develop confidence in representing parties in international arbitration in both civil and common law settings and related court actions. 3. Demonstrate basic skills of arbitration advocacy.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?


Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Juris Doctor students are expected to have completed a minimum of 80 credit points of compulsory law subjects.

Restrictions: ?

Students must be admitted into a Bachelor law degree OR Bachelor of Laws combined degree OR be an approved Law Study Abroad or Law Exchange student.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Anti-requisites: ?

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens21/03/2021
Semester start17/05/2021
Subject start24/05/2021
Cancellation 1?28/05/2021
Cancellation 2?29/05/2021
Last enrolment26/05/2021
Withdraw – Financial?31/05/2021
Withdraw – Academic?03/06/2021
Teaching census?30/05/2021