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Mediation & Conflict Resolution

Postgraduate Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution
• Level 9

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 combines evening lectures and weekend workshops with online learning, self-directed study and practical exercises. Assessment will be by means of written assignments and a practical mediation skills assessment. The programme workshops are delivered at St. Angela's College.

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.


1 Year (part-time).

Further enquiries

Contact: Helen Maguire
Home Economics Department
St. Angela's College
Lough Gill
T: 071-9143580
E: hmaguire@stangelas.nuigalway

Subjects taught

Programme Content & Structure:
Module 1: Conflict Resolution – Theories and Strategies (10 ECTs)
Module 2.1: Mediation Law and Policy and (10 ECTs)
Module 2.2: Mediation Models and Processes (10 ECTs)
Module 3: Mediation in Practice (10 ECTs)

Application date

Application Process:

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