Professional Diploma in
International Arbitration

Here's the BIG Picture

This is a unique professional qualification awarded by Brickfields Asia College in collaboration with MIArb. It is a fast-track, practical and relevant course that is targeted towards practising and aspiring arbitrators. You will receive a solid grounding in the basic principles of arbitration, with subsequent emphasis on real-life applications using case studies.

Most of the leading legal firms across the world have now established an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) division due to the growing popularity of this method to resolve disputes. It would be a distinct advantage for law graduates in particular, to secure a job at top firms with this Diploma.

With this Course, You Will:

  • Get solid grounding on commercial arbitration processes under both Malaysian statutes and the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) which apply in over 200 countries.
  • Develop a distinct edge in fields where arbitration is preferred, including industries such as Construction, Oil & Gas, International Trade & Commodities, etc. 
  • Augment existing skills & qualifications for better employability.
  • Develop a cross-industry network with other participants from various industries where arbitration is applied to resolve disputes
  • Be taught by a global and professional faculty comprising subject matter experts, practitioners and academics.

Why choose Brickfields Asia College?

As the Nation’s #1 Law School, BAC is the only institution of higher learning offering this course, in collaboration with the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (MIArb).

The MIArb which was established in 1991, aims to provide training and educational facilities to promote the study of law and practice relating to arbitration and the arbitral process.

Participants of this course will receive a firm grounding in the basic principles of commercial arbitration, with subsequent emphasis on real-life applications using case studies.

How Do I Get In?

  • Any undergraduate qualification.
  • Those with sufficient work experience and practical knowledge of dispute resolution may apply but will need approval from BAC and MIARB before being allowed to participate in the course. 

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Introduction to Arbitration
This module introduces you to key concepts of arbitration. This module also demonstrates an appreciation and understanding of types of arbitration as well as other methods of dispute resolution. 

Malaysian Arbitration Laws  
This module will help you develop your knowledge of arbitration laws in Malaysia, with close reference to the specific examples of Malaysian case law. 

The Arbitration Agreement
This module focuses on the arbitration agreement- studying its formation, existing categories, its validity and the effects of the arbitration agreement when utilised.

Applicable Laws in Arbitration
With this module, you will have the opportunity to learn more about numerous legal rules at play in the arbitration process and key aspects of their application.

The Appointment of The Tribunal  
This module discusses the appointment process of the tribunal in arbitration, as well as how an arbitrator is selected and other relevant topics. This module also contains a review of earlier chapters.

Jurisdiction & Powers
This module covers the jurisdiction, powers and duties of the arbitrator. In doing so, it also covers other key roles within the arbitration process, including the administrative centre and the tribunal.

The Arbitral Proceedings (Part 1)
This module covers the early stages of the proceedings in arbitration.

The Arbitral Proceedings (Part 2)
Picking off from the module before it, this module introduces you to the procedures in the advanced stages of arbitration.

The Award
You will learn more about awards in arbitration, including how it is defined, the types of award available and additional information to consider.

Challenging The Award and Enforcing It
Continuing from the earlier module, you will now learn about challenging and enforcing an award in arbitration, and relevant legal applications.

Arbitration in Motion
This module centers on interactive discourse on the arbitral process, giving you the chance to apply the concepts learned throughout the course.

Syllabus & Past Year Question Review
In this module, you will review couse content and discuss past year questions, along with the expectations of examiners and moderators of the course.

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