International Commercial Arbitration

International Commercial Arbitration
This course is an entry-level introduction to International commercial arbitration. It is intended to be a first step to developing a practice as an arbitrator.

By the end of the course (including the assessed element) candidates will have learnt about the general principles of international commercial arbitration, and gained a foundational understanding of the procedures and ethics that underpin and guide arbitrations under international law.

The course is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). Successful participants are entitled to apply to join CIArb as Associate members and, thereafter, use the suffix 'ACIArb'.

Entry and Admissions

Ancillary Award:



Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:


Course Length:

3 part days


School of Law and Social Science

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

Dates to be confirmed

Entry Requirements:


Course Content

Course Outline:
3 part days of international commercial Arbitration training with full CIArb approved Accreditation

The course allows international students to study international Arbitration, while based within the UK.

Highlights of the course

  • 3 part days of training
  • Roleplaying scenarios to build mediation skillset
  • Key transferable skills
  • Full CIArb accreditation
  • No special entry requirements to partake in the course

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

We are committed to delivering academic learning of the highest quality, helping you to stretch your mind and fulfil your university ambitions.

Learning outcome & aims

We aim to create the perfect blend of knowledge, practical experience and relevance to equip UCLan graduates with the confidence and skills they need to get ahead in the world of work.

Industry links & professional accreditation

Accredited Arbitration (Fully recognised and approved by the CIArb)

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.


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Progression Routes

From foundation courses through to world-leading research degrees, you can study a wide range of subject areas at UCLan. Whether you want to develop your knowledge in a subject you enjoy or gain further qualifications to enhance your career, at UCLan there are numerous progression routes for you to follow.

Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE

For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.

How to Apply

For further information please contact:

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400