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Mediation and Conflict Resolution MSc

Mediation and Conflict Resolution MSc

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Conflict Management (Business) Law

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This postgraduate programme in mediation and conflict resolution provides a thorough, practical and exciting introduction to this developing area. Still the only course of its kind in the UK, the programme is rigorous and multidisciplinary, exposing you to a wide range of approaches as well as being taught by experts from across the UK. In response to popular demand, you can graduate with either an LLM or MSc. Students whose dissertations deal with significant legal or justice questions receive recognition via an LLM. Those who take a social science or empirical approach will graduate with an MSc. You can gain real-world experience through our innovative Mediation Clinic.

Assessment

There are normally two assessments for each class – a practical and written assessment.

Careers

Many students take their qualification into their existing professions, for example law, human resources, construction, education, management, social work and trade unions. A number of large law firms now have dispute resolution departments. Legal practitioners find the qualification a useful addition to their CV. HR managers who have taken the course report regular use of their mediation skills. Managers and social workers say they use them daily. Former students are now working in community, homelessness and family mediation. Others have integrated mediation into their business offering.

Modules

The aim of the class is to help you enhance your research abilities and skills with a view to improving your performance in your courses. The class is divided into five main topics. This class is taught entirely by way of distance learning. Lectures have been recorded in webcast and podcast form.
Conflict Resolution and the State - Optional

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,050

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

17,600

Entry requirements

Students need a second-class Honours degree (or higher) in a related discipline. Entry may be possible with a lower second-class Honours degree, if they also have suitable professional qualifications and/or considerable appropriate experience. Please note: a Law degree is not a prerequisite for entry to this course.

University information

The University of Strathclyde is a first-rate institution, offering a diverse variety of postgraduate course options and fostering an inclusive university community, welcoming students from around the globe and from all types of backgrounds. Strathclyde is a research-oriented university, delivering a transformative learning experience. It invests intelligently in campus facilities to provide a superb environment in which to study and...more

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