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LAWS77-801: Mediation and Dispute Resolution Practice 1

Description

Mediation and Dispute Resolution Practice 1 is a foundational subject in the Master of Laws in Family Dispute Resolution and can also be taken as an elective by any postgraduate student. The aim of this subject is to equip students with the required knowledge and skills that are essential for mediators and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners. In this subject students will acquire and apply knowledge and skills about the facilitative model of mediation and the role and function of mediators, support persons and other professionals. Students will also explore and critically examine ethical and professional obligations as they apply to mediators, family dispute resolution practitioners, and both mediation and family dispute resolution practice in the context of applicable law.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: LAWS77-801
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Law
Semesters offered:
  • May 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Law
  • Psychology, Criminology, and Social Sciences
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,450.00
  • Commencing in 2024: $5,560.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,860.00
  • Commencing in 2024: $6,220.00

Learning outcomes

  1. Identify and critically reflect on the nature and purpose of each stage of the facilitative Mediation and Family Dispute Resolution process.
  2. Identify and apply mediator skills, strategies and techniques within the context of facilitative Mediation and Family Dispute Resolution process.
  3. Critically analyse aspects of mediation process, skills and/or strategies.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions: This subject is not available to
  • Study Abroad Students
  • This subject is not available to students on US Financial Aid.
  • Students on a Student Visa may be restricted from enrolment due to the mode of delivery in the chosen semester. Check the subject outline for further details.

Subject dates

  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 19/03/2023
    Semester start: 15/05/2023
    Subject start: 15/05/2023
    Cancellation 1: 29/05/2023
    Cancellation 2: 05/06/2023
    Last enrolment: 28/05/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 10/06/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 01/07/2023
    Teaching census: 09/06/2023
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 16/07/2023
    Semester start: 18/09/2023
    Subject start: 18/09/2023
    Cancellation 1: 22/09/2023
    Cancellation 2: 23/09/2023
    Last enrolment: 20/09/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 25/09/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 28/09/2023
    Teaching census: 24/09/2023
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 19/03/2023
Semester start: 15/05/2023
Subject start: 15/05/2023
Cancellation 1: 29/05/2023
Cancellation 2: 05/06/2023
Last enrolment: 28/05/2023
Withdraw - Financial: 10/06/2023
Withdraw - Academic: 01/07/2023
Teaching census: 09/06/2023