MA - Dispute Resolution

Independent College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
1 year
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
RM 29,477
Total tuition fee (foreign)
RM 38,834

Entry Requirements

  • Law Graduates: Candidates should have an upper second class honours degree in law at Level 8 (or equivalent). Students with a lower second class honours degree will be considered. Qualifications from candidates based outside of Ireland will be assessed using the NARIC International Comparison System. This ensures there are equal opportunities for overseas students.
  • Non-Law Graduates: Candidates should have an upper second class honours degree at Level 8 (or equivalent). Students with a lower second class honours degree will be considered. Qualifications from candidates based outside of Ireland will be assessed using the NARIC International Comparison System. This ensures there are equal opportunities for overseas students.
  • Candidates should have a minimum of two years professional experience. Such professional experience will be assessed on the basis of the College’s Regulations on Accredited Experiential Learning which may be defined as learning achieved through experience gained by an individual outside formalised learning arrangements where the learning outcomes are open to assessment by the College.
  • Candidates will be required to complete a two week “bridging course” prior to the commencement of the programme. The focus of the course will be to provide non-law graduates with grounding in some of the basic concepts of the Irish legal system. Attendance on this course will be compulsory.
  • Candidates who do not hold an honours degree (or equivalent) may be accepted under the College’s Academic Regulations on the basis of Accredited Experiential Learning which may be defined as learning achieved through experience gained by an individual outside formalised learning arrangements where the learning outcomes are open to assessment by the College.

English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent test is required.

Curriculum

Semester One:

  • Research Methods
  • Understanding conflict resolution
  • Arbitration: Law & Procedure
  • Mediation: Theory & Practice Part I

Semester Two:

  • Negotiation: Theory & Practice
  • Elective
  • Mediation: Theory & Practice Part II

Semester Three:

  • Dissertation

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