If you are interested in the area of dispute resolution then this course will assist you to advance your career in this developing area of expertise.
The Master of Dispute Resolution is for those working as a dispute resolution practitioners, including as an arbitrator or mediator. The course provides a thorough theoretical and practical grounding in law and the advanced skills required for working in this field. You will gain in-depth knowledge in areas of dispute resolution in the courts and alternative dispute resolution methods. You will also investigate contemporary law issues, practice and scholarship, and evaluate complex issues relevant to the field from theoretical, international and interdisciplinary perspectives.
We are one of the most prestigious law schools in Australia, and this course designed for non-law graduates is offered at our Monash University
Law Chambers in the heart of the legal district of Melbourne.
We offer a broad range of choice from our dispute resolution areas, or you can select from across the range of Masters law elective units. These include areas such as advocacy, sentencing, mediation, evidence and proof in litigation, conflict and negotiation skills and arbitration of international commercial dispute —to name a few. By undertaking this course you will gain thorough theoretical and practical grounding in dispute resolution law and practice. You will also develop the advanced professional skills and specialist knowledge required for work in this dynamic field.
Our course provides the flexibility to choose a program of study to suit your interests, skills and professional goals. Full-time or part-time study options allow you to continue to work, as well as meet personal commitments.
The course enhances your capacity to undertake independent research, and includes options for a pathway to doctoral studies.
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The course is structured in 2 parts. Part A. Dispute resolution knowledge and Part B. Extending specialist knowledge electives and research. All students complete Part A and Part B.
[Note that if you are eligible for credit for prior studies you may elect not to receive the credit.]
PART A. Dispute resolution knowledge
The studies enable you to develop specialised knowledge and advanced skills in areas of law that suit your interests, skills and career goals.
PART B. Extending specialist knowledge and research
These studies will provide you with in-depth knowledge of a wide range of areas of dispute resolution. You will be able to focus on sources of information relevant to dispute resolution and the application of research methods and specialist discipline knowledge and skills necessary to support law-related work the field. Depending on your interests and motivation, you can choose a program of study in which you plan and execute a major research-based project with a high level of personal autonomy and accountability.
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Faculty of Law
- Who we are
Monash Law is one of the largest and most prestigious law schools in Australia. We have a broad teaching base, strong international links and offer our students a variety of experiential learning opportunities. We are proud to offer a range of Undergraduate, Masters and Research degrees and provide legal education and training to over 3500 undergraduate and postgraduate students at any one time.
- Study with us
Studying a Law degree with Monash, your qualification will be internationally recognised as one of the world's best. We have a long established reputation as one of Australia's leading law schools and are a member of the prestigious Group of Eight universities, recognised globally for excellence in research, teaching and scholarship.
When you commence your Law degree with us, you commence your study of Law from day one. You can gain tangible, real legal experience in our two Clinical Legal Education Centres or undertake an international law program in Italy and Malaysia. Whatever your choice, a Law degree from Monash equips you with practical and transferable skills that you can take to your future career.
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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. Applicants must also meet the English language requirements (View Website