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LAW3719 Mediation Processes and Skills

Short Description: Mediation Processes and Skills
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 4
ASCED code : 090999 - Law not elsewhere classified
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: LAW1122

Other Requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at


Mediation Processes and Skills examines the steps of mediation, different models of mediation, the role of the mediator, ethics and values in mediation, and communication skills and techniques required for the conduct of mediations. Students will develop advanced knowledge of mediation processes and the role of mediators, and the communication skills and capabilities needed to undertake mediations. It is delivered through three intensives that can occur online or via face-to-face classes that involve role-plays and potentially mediator assessment before a panel of assessors. This course offers two streams. Stream A is for elective coursework in which students will gain knowledge concerning mediation processes and do research on related topics. Stream A will only need to attend Intensive A. Stream B is optional for students to select at the commencement of the course (via the StudyDesk). Stream B provides students with the necessary training to become a Nationally Accredited Mediator under the National Mediator Accreditation Standards (NMAS). Students selecting Stream B will need to attend all three intensives.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 3, 2021 Online
Date printed 11 February 2022