To provide a fast-track route to Membership through the International (i.e. non-domestic) Arbitration Pathway. The Accelerated Route to Membership has been designed for busy professionals who have some unassessed knowledge of International Arbitration. The aim of the programme is to assess whether the candidate has the knowledge required to understand the process of International Arbitration.
What is covered within the syllabus?
What are the entry requirements?
In order to register onto the Accelerated Route to Membership, candidates must submit evidence to show:
English Language Competence - CIArb training and assessment is carried out in English it is therefore essential that candidates are proficient in both written and spoken English. Where English is not a candidate’s first language it is recommended that they have achieved a standard that is, as a minimum, equivalent to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) level 7 or a score of 94-101 in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) system. CIArb issues this advice as a guideline and, while it will not require any evidence of this standard prior to enrolment on a course, candidates who do not have this standard of English may be disadvantaged.
What are the learning outcomes?
On successful completion of this programme candidates will be able to:
How is the programme delivered?
This is an assessment programme as opposed to a teaching module. Learning will be based on private study prior to the oral assessment workshop, reinforced by tutor input and peer discussion during the workshop.
The programme is delivered over a period of two days, with assessment workshops on day one and an examination on day two. The programme dates advertised are the dates when candidates will be required to attend the assessment workshops and examination.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment of this programme is split into three parts:
(Part One) Is a case study exercise with a number of questions that candidates will be required to answer. Available marks 40%.
(Part Two) Will consist of five questions, candidates are required to select and answer three. Available marks 60% (20% per question).
Details of the assessments are as follows:
The examination is closed book; no materials are permitted in the examination room except for an unmarked copy of the UNCITRAL Model Law (incorporating the 2006 amendments) and Arbitration Rules (2010 revision). Highlighting and underlining is permitted. Candidates are permitted to use any materials they wish throughout the workshops.
Results are dispatched to candidates normally eight to twelve weeks from the date of the submission of the examination.
No additional courses are unlocked by this course
No additional Membership Grades are unlocked by this course