MLT266 - International Alternative Dispute Resolution


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Not offered in 2020

Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MLT366
EFTSL value: 0.125

Students enrolled in M312, D312, D322, D323, D331, D335, D396 before 2020: MLL110

Students commencing M312, D312, D322, D323, D331, D335, D396  from 2019: MLL110 and MLL113

All other students: Nil

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MLT366
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

In-person attendance requirements

This unit requires students to attend a supervised study tour at one of the following locations: Trimester 2: 2 weeks of intensive teaching and learning in New York, United States of America (4 hrs face to face seminar per day for 10 days in New York). Seminars to take place within various institutes including Pace University, the United Nations and a range of Alternate Dispute Organisations. Or Trimester 3: 2 weeks of intensive teaching and learning in Sri Lanka (4 hrs face to face seminar per day for 10 days in Sri Lanka) Seminars to take place within various institutes including University of Colombo, Sri Lankan Courts and the Attorney General’s department.


The Deakin Law School reserves the right to not offer a study tour in any given year entirely at its discretion. Indication of interest in a study tour is not an assurance that the study tour will be offered.  Students should always identify an alternative unit to a study tour unit when planning their course.


The study tour will cover the various alternate dispute resolution intruments used to resolve international commercial law disputes. The topics will be taught by the Director of International Commercial Law, Pace University, Senior Lecturer Pace University, New York based Judges, Mediators and Arbitrators.  Most importantly, the students will have the opportunity to visit state and federal courts, alternative dispute resolutions institutions, the United Nations, Wall Street and  local law firms. Students will also have an opportunity to network with Alumni located in New York.  The students will gain important experience in international learning, social skills and teaming building while on the study tour.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: Study tour students must obtain 100% for Assessment 1, and 50% for Assessment 2 & 3 in order to pass this unit

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