University of Newcastle

Master of Dispute Resolution

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

The Master of Dispute Resolution delivers a core focus on ensuring a strong student understanding of the Australian and International dispute resolution framework and techniques employed in the dispute resolution process. Students are required to complete 8 courses (80 units) which they can choose from our list of cutting-edge courses including: Advocacy Skills; Advanced Legal Research Project; Commercial Dispute Resolution; International Arbitration; Expert Evidence; Advanced Communication Skills; Mediation Skills and Theory; Conciliation; Dispute Resolution; Negotiation in a Legal Context.

Subjects

  • Students are required to complete 8 courses (80 units) which they can choose from a list of cutting-edge courses including: Advocacy Skills
  • Advanced Legal Research Project
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • International Arbitration Expert Evidence
  • Advanced Communication Skills
  • Mediation Skills and Theory Conciliation
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Negotiation in a Legal Context.

Standard entry requirements

  • Entry into the Master of Dispute Resolution Program (80 units) will be available for applicants who have:an AQF Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree in a professional discipline (e.g., law, education, social science, psychology, science, engineering, architecture, medicine, legal studies, business, commerce or human resources and management)
  • Or An AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a professional discipline (e.g., law, education, social science, psychology, engineering, legal studies, business, commerce or human resources and management)
  • Or An AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree in a professional discipline (e.g., law, education, social science, psychology, engineering, legal studies, business, commerce or human resources and management), and at least one year relevant work experience
  • Or An AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree not in a related discipline, and at least two years of relevant work experience
  • Or Attained and held National Mediator Accreditation in Australia for a period of no less than three years, or are an accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner
  • Or At least five years of work experience, of which two years should have been in a management or consultancy position dealing predominantly with complaints management or dispute resolution.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Newcastle City Precinct Domestic: $26,070
International: $33,375
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