You are expected to have a good UK Honours degree in Law or a non-Law subject (such as, but not limited to, Politics, Psychology, and Management) or the equivalent from a non-UK university, and satisfactory references. Other qualifications or experiential routes can sometimes be agreed. If your first language is not English, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent in each of the elements. Pre-sessional summer programmes are not normally appropriate for this course.
Months of entry
Course contentThis course embraces a wide range of public, private and domestic issues relevant to the prevention and resolution of conflicts and disputes, including risks, regulation, and justice. The course includes negotiation and arbitration, and also the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes such as mediation and conciliation.
You will be able to mix with students on other Masters courses in the School of Law. Classes are usually small, allowing for an interactive approach to learning. The course combines academic and practical approaches to teaching and learning.
The course aims to provide an opportunity for in-depth study of the issues and the practices involved in the field of conflict prevention and dispute resolution, including the mechanisms of prevention, emergence, avoidance, management, resolution and regulation.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||33|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||33|
|Dissertation||34 (12000 words)|
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries
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