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International Dispute Resolution

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About the Programme

This programme aims to facilitate students’ advanced legal education leading to a postgraduate qualification in the evolving discipline of alternative dispute resolution. They are aimed at legal practitioners, academics, and students of law or business seeking a graduate qualification which will enhance their competitiveness in their respective fields.

What Will I Study?

You will learn about:
  • Introduction to International Commercial Arbitration
  • The basic Principles of Mediation vis-a-viz Negotiation and other forms of ADR
  • History and evolution of the international investment regime
  • Basic Principles of Sports Law

Facilities and Resources

Enhance your learning experience by fully utilising our:
  • Fully equipped Law Library;
  • Access to Regional and International Legal Online Databases

Career Opportunities

If you are:
  • General Counsel
  • Lawyer engaged in Civil and Commercial Practice
  • Litigator
  • Academic with interest in International Dispute Resolution
  • Dispute Resolution Neutral

Then this degree is for you!

Why Study in Barbados

Enjoy the beach, experience the culture and excel in your studies for a semester on Study Abroad or do a full degree in a multicultural learning environment. 

We welcome local, international and regional students.

At a Glance

  • Degree Level: Postgraduate
  • Qualification: LLM/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Duration: Full Time: 12 Months or Part Time 24 Months


Programme Details

Candidates for the UWI LL.M. Degree (Competition Law and Policy) must complete thirty-six (36) credit hours of the designated course of study comprised of six (6) credits each.

Four (4) courses must be selected from the prescribed list of courses below. The remaining two (2) courses can be selected from any courses offered in the UWI LL.M. Programme.

We offer low tuition fees and several scholarships and financial aid are available.

LL.M. Programme fee: BDS $20,000 (US $10,000)

Postgraduate Dip. Programme fee: BDS $13,300 (US $6,650) 

Plus ID Card Fee - BDS $30.00 (US $15.00) 
Plus UWI Registration fees – BDS $520.00 (US $260.00) per semester. 

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To be eligible for admission, applicants:

-    must hold a LL.B. degree, or any other professional legal qualification with at least Second Class Honours
-    must be admitted to practise in any part of the Commonwealth;
-    should also be certified as being in practice for a minimum of five years.

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