Professional Certificate in Arbitration
Campus North Terrace Campus
Degree Type Professional Certificate
Duration 6 months full-time or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code N/A
The Professional Certificate in Arbitration will provide you with the knowledge and an appreciation of arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), and their role within the Australian legal system.
The course is designed for completion in two parts: an Introduction to Arbitration and an Advanced Course, over two university semesters. The general course is offered from March to June, and the advanced course from July to October.
The Introduction Course introduces the concepts, frameworks and practice of dispute resolution, while the advanced Course provides a greater depth of the understanding, knowledge and skills needed to determine arbitration outcomes.
On successful completion of the Introduction Course, students are eligible for entry to the Advanced Course. Those successfully passing the advanced course receive a Professional Certificate in Arbitration, awarded by the University of Adelaide. The most benefit and best understanding of the subject matter is gained by students who complete within one year.
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Fees and Scholarships
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Tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $7,000 for 6 months
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This qualification will appeal to those who wish to become qualified Arbitrators and others who are interested in the subject matter to achieve a thorough grounding in the key principles of arbitration. These principles provide a useful framework for dealing with disputes in a broad range of situations.
The Professional Certificate in Arbitration will appeal to highly motivated people in two main categories:
- People in professional practice who are likely to be sought after to provide expert advice and services as Arbitrators, and providers of other forms of ADR.
- People who are interested in gaining skills and knowledge of dispute resolution procedures to enhance their business and professional knowledge and practices.
This Award qualification attracts a diverse range of applicants including accountants, administrators, architects, engineers, doctors, dentists, lawyers, health professionals, surveyors and valuers, and people involved in the construction, building, finance, insurance, mining and real estate industries. Participants are drawn from both the public and private sectors.
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Graduate AttributesThe objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
- Deep discipline knowledge
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Career and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
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Example Study Plan
Course The Professional Certificate in Arbitration consists of two courses:
Information about courses can be obtained from Course Outlines.
Please note: On successful completion of the Introduction Course, students are eligible for entry to the Advanced Course.
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Last updated: Tuesday, 23 Jan 2018