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LB5520 - Conflict and Dispute Resolution Project

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office

This subject provides an opportunity for students to develop their knowledge by facilitating the connection of the theory and practice of conflict and dispute resolution. It consists of a supervised project undertaken in an area related to dispute resolution or conflict resolution. The project can be undertaken as a Work Integrated Learning project, a service learning project working with a community organisation, or a research based project. Project outcomes include submission of a project report, literature review and/or research essay as negotiated with the Supervisor. In each case students work with a supervisor in deciding upon a topic, planning the project and execution. Quotas apply to this subject and entry is on a competitive merit basis requiring students to submit an application for assessment before permission of the Program Director will be granted.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrated high level cognitive skills in investigation, analysis and synthesis of complex subject related ideas through research or a work related project;
  • demonstrated application of technical and communication skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse and theorise about developments that contribute to professional practice or scholarship in the field of conflict and/or dispute resolution.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to appraise information critically;
  • The ability to use independent judgment to synthesise information to make intellectual and/or creative advances;
  • The ability to conceptualise and evaluate a range of potential solutions to relevant problems.
Prerequisites: 12 credit points of LB55 subjects including either LB5500 or LB5525 and permission of Program Director

Availabilities

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Judith Rafferty, Mr Brett Greenland.
Assessment: essays (50%); (30%); (20%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Judith Rafferty, Mr Brett Greenland.
Assessment: essays (50%); (30%); (20%).

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Judith Rafferty, Mr Brett Greenland.
Assessment: essays (50%); (30%); (20%).

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Judith Rafferty, Mr Brett Greenland.
Assessment: essays (50%); (30%); (20%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.