LW6409B - Advanced Award Writing

Offering Academic Unit
School of Law
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Subject to the approval of the Programme Director/Associate Programme Director, students are required to pass the following core courses AND obtain a minimum 60% (B-) in LW6407  before taking LW6409B Advanced Award Writing:
1) LW5400 (except for students who have been granted exemption)
2) LW6402 (except for students who have been granted credit transfer for this course) 
Exclusive Courses:
LW6409A Dissertation
(Students are requiried to take either LW6409A Dissertation or LW6409B Advanced Award Writing, subject to fulfillment of the respective prerequisites.)
Course Offering Term*:
Summer 2020

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to provide students with the requisite knowledge of and practice in all the requirements for the writing of a final, reasoned and enforceable arbitration award in a commercial dispute. It will also enhance the student’s ability to carry out independent research and acquire knowledge through self-study.
LW6409B Advanced Award Writing is a Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) recognized course. In order to meet the requirements of Module 4 of the CIArb, students must obtain a minimum mark of 70% in the assessment (the final exam), which will be by a written report (i.e. a Final Arbitral Award). 

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 20%
Examination: 80%
Examination Duration: 4 hours
Detailed Course Information


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