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Unit of study_

Dispute Resolution in Australia - LAWS6130

Year - 2020

The unit is designed to give students a broad understanding of the theory, policy and practice of ADR. It will enable students to understand various alternative dispute resolution processes, their advantages and limitations; understand the application of ADR in particular areas of practice: understand key theoretical debates about mediation; be able to advise others about ADR processes; be better participants in ADR processes; be better able to evaluate the possible applications of various dispute resolution methods. The use of ADR in employment and health care disputes will be considered.

May 1, 2 & 22, 23 (9-5)

problem question (50%) and 3000wd essay (50%)

Additional information
This unit has a restricted class size. Priority will be given to students who are currently completing a Sydney Law School master's degree or graduate diploma. Academic Profile


Faculty: Sydney Law School

Intensive May

20 Apr 2020

Department/School: Law
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 08 May 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Tania Sourdin
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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