Master of Dispute Resolution

Monash University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00008C

If students are interested in dispute resolution, this course will help advance them career in this developing area of expertise. It's a course suited to those working as a dispute resolution practitioner, including as an arbitrator or mediator. Students will receive a thorough theoretical and practical grounding in law and the advanced skills required to work in this field. They will gain in-depth knowledge in areas of dispute resolution in the courts and alternative dispute resolution methods. Students will also explore contemporary law issues, practice and scholarship, and evaluate complex issues relevant to the field from theoretical, international and interdisciplinary perspectives.

Structure

8 coursework units (including at least 5 specialist units). Students without an undergraduate law degree, or who have not been granted credit, must complete the unit Australian Legal System. Students with a law degree from a non-Australian jurisdiction must complete the unit Introduction to the Australian Legal Process.

Subjects

  • Dispute resolution
  • Law

Standard entry requirements

A bachelor Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, including education, management, psychology, human resources, business administration, industrial relations, communications or another relevant discipline, as determined by the faculty, with a minimum credit average. Or A bachelor degree (or equivalent) plus either a graduate diploma (or equivalent) in Law or a cognate discipline including education, management, psychology, human resources, business administration, industrial relations, communications or another relevant discipline or a graduate certificate (or equivalent) in Law or a cognate discipline including education, management, psychology, human resources, business administration, industrial relations, communications or another relevant discipline as determined by the faculty. Or A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, including education, management, psychology, human resources, business administration, industrial relations, communications or another relevant discipline plus sufficient relevant work-based experience or professional learning to provide the equivalent of a bachelor honours degree on one of those disciplines, as determined by the faculty. Applicants will be assessed on their entire academic record, with a credit average (or equivalent) preferred. As a general rule, students who do not have a credit average or are relying on relevant work experience to satisfy entry requirements will need to have worked for at least two years, although the required period may be shorter where the work experience has been supplemented by other relevant learning.

Study pathways

Articulates from graduate diploma degree programs.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
City - Law Chambers Domestic: $31,700
International: $41,400
No information available No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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