Mediation & Conflict Resolution

ATU - Sligo St. Angela's

Mediation & Conflict Resolution

Programme Description:
This Postgraduate Certificate will challenge traditional views of conflict, and encourage students to develop a reflective, theory-based approach to the application of mediation skills. Practical instruction and exercises will take place within a theoretical framework, and students will take an active part in their learning.

This Postgraduate programme follows a blended format, combining weekend workshops with online learning and activities, self-directed study and reflective learning. Assessment will be by means of written assignments and a practical mediation skills assessment. The programme workshops are delivered at St. Angela's College.

Subjects taught

Programme Content and Structure:
Module 1: Conflict Resolution – Theories and Strategies (10 ECTs)
Module 2: Mediation Law Policy and Processes (10 ECTs)
Module 3: Mediation in Practice (10 ECTs)

Entry requirements

A primary degree (min H2:2) or evidence of equivalent academic qualification and relevant professional experience.

Applicants without the above but who hold substantial relevant professional experience will also be considered for admission based on evidence of professional experience.

All candidates will be invited to interview to assess for suitability of qualifications and experience.

Application dates

Application Process:


1 year part-time.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Minor Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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