The future of the legal job market
Professor Tania Sourdin addresses misconceptions about job outcomes for students and the impact the changing nature of technology has on the legal industry.
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:
Students who complete the Mediation course will meet partial accreditation requirements under the National Mediation Accreditation System (NMAS). To seek full accreditation students must complete further industry requirements outlined in the NMAS. For further information on this please contact the Program Convenor Tania Sourdin.
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To ensure that the process goes smoothly for you, you should complete the following steps before applying:
You will be considered for entry based on criteria such as your undergraduate studies and/or equivalent prior learning and/or relevant work experience.
Make sure you double check the special entry requirements, assumed knowledge or recommended studies for the degree:
The Master of Dispute Resolution will equip students with advanced knowledge and skills, positioning them to engage as professionals in the dispute resolution field and as leaders in further education, research, and professional development relating to the field in Australia and across the world. Dispute resolution practitioners are drawn from a range of discipline areas and may have varying disciplinary backgrounds.
Entry into the Master of Dispute Resolution Program (80 units) will be available for applicants who have:
All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.
Applicants for this program must satisfy a minimum English Language Proficiency Standard equivalent to an IELTS overall minimum of 6.5 with no subtest result below 6.0.
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