You are viewing this page as a domestic student.
Change to International

You are a domestic student if you are an Australian citizen, a New Zealand citizen or the holder of an Australian permanent visa.

You are an international student whether you are within or outside Australia and you do not meet the domestic student criteria.

COVID-19 (coronavirus): Latest advice for the Bond community.

LAWS77-802: Mediation and Dispute Resolution Practice 2


This subject aims to build on and consolidate foundational knowledge and skills relevant to mediators and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners. This subject offers in depth examination and evaluation of critical issues in mediation and family dispute resolution. Students will be able to practically apply advanced knowledge and skills within the context of facilitative mediation. Topics including cross-cultural issues, power, emotion, impartiality, violence, current law, ethics and professionalism will be explored through online modules, practical roleplays and case studies.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • January 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,250
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,310

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate the application of each of the stages of the facilitative mediation process (to meet National Mediator Accreditation Standards). 2. To critically self-reflect and evaluate their mediator skills, strategies and techniques within the context of facilitative mediation process. 3. To critically analyse and evaluate an aspect/s of mediation process, skills and/or strategies.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?


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.

Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):

Juris Doctor students are expected to have completed a minimum of 80 credit points of compulsory law subjects.

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

Faculty approval is required. Must be admitted into LA-43057 Graduate Certificate in Family Dispute Resolution OR a Masters Law degree.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens21/03/2021
Semester start17/05/2021
Subject start21/06/2021
Cancellation 1?25/06/2021
Cancellation 2?26/06/2021
Last enrolment23/06/2021
Withdraw – Financial?28/06/2021
Withdraw – Academic?01/07/2021
Teaching census?27/06/2021
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/07/2021
Semester start13/09/2021
Subject start11/10/2021
Cancellation 1?15/10/2021
Cancellation 2?16/10/2021
Last enrolment13/10/2021
Withdraw – Financial?18/10/2021
Withdraw – Academic?21/10/2021
Teaching census?17/10/2021
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/11/2021
Semester start17/01/2022
Subject start14/02/2022
Cancellation 1?18/02/2022
Cancellation 2?19/02/2022
Last enrolment16/02/2022
Withdraw – Financial?21/02/2022
Withdraw – Academic?24/02/2022
Teaching census?20/02/2022