Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2013:December, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: The total class time is between 24 and 26 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Applicants without legal qualifications should note that subjects are offered in the discipline of law at an advanced graduate level. While every effort will be made to meet the needs of students trained in other fields, concessions will not be made in the general level of instruction or assessment. Most subjects assume the knowledge usually acquired in a degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent). Applicants should note that admission to some subjects in the Melbourne Law Masters will be dependent upon the individual applicant’s educational background and professional experience.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Law Masters welcomes applications from students with disabilities. The inherent academic requirements for study in the Melbourne Law Masters are:
Students who feel their disability will inhibit them from meeting these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit: www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
For more information, contact the Melbourne Law Masters office.
Dispute resolution and problem solving lie at the core of modern professional life for lawyers, business people and anyone who works with more than one other person. This Alternative Dispute Resolution subject provides an overview of the range of dispute resolution techniques used internationally. We compare and contrast the most prominent dispute resolution methods, including: traditional litigation, arbitration (in its many forms, including international commercial arbitration negotiation, mediation (also in its many forms, including: partnering, mini-trials, dispute resolution coordinators, etc.). It also includes skills training in negotiations and mediation designed to increase your effectiveness in both resolving disputes and enhancing your problem-solving abilities.
Principal topics will include:
A student who has successfully completed this subject should:
10,000 word research paper (100%) (5 March 2014) on a topic approved by the subject coordinator
Core subject materials will be provided free of charge to all students. Some subjects require further texts to be purchased. Visit the Melbourne Law Masters website for more information about this subject.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.law.unimelb.edu.au/subject/LAWS70018/2013|
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