Graduate Diploma of Conflict Management and Resolution – Exit only

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Graduate Diploma of Conflict Management and Resolution – Exit only

Course code

108906

Course type

Graduate Diploma (AQF Level 8)

Professional accreditation status

Some subjects within this course are accredited by the Practitioner Accreditation Unit, Family Law Branch, Attorney-General’s Department as follows: LB5501 Mediation, LB5519 Family Dispute Resolution, LB5528 Advanced Family Dispute Resolution – plus the Mediation Accreditation Workshop (professional development). These are deemed equivalent to six compulsory units of the Vocational Graduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution required for accreditation as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner. Students must also complete a practicum of a minimum of 10 hours supervised practice with real clients – JCU helps students find a placement, but this is not part of the JCU course and students are not guaranteed a placement.

One subject is also accredited by LEADR (or any other Recognised Mediator Accreditation Body) - LB5501 Mediation. This subject covers the education and training requirements of the National Mediator Accreditation Standards - students must also pass the competency-based assessment (Mediation Accreditation Workshop, professional development).

One subject is also accredited by Conflict Coaching International - LB5527 Conflict Coaching. This subject covers the education and training requirements for accreditation as a REAL Conflict Coach through Conflict Coaching International. Students also need to complete a portfolio and a video-recorded competency-based assessment (this is not part of the JCU subject).

Division

Tropical Environments and Societies

Notes

Exit only

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

The Graduate Diploma of Conflict Management and Resolution may be awarded to students exiting a Master of Conflict and Management Resolution program or associated joint degree prior to completing the requirements of that course, provided they meet the award requirements outlined below.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Not applicable – exit only degree

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points as per course structure

Course learning outcomes

JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Diploma of Conflict Management and Resolution, JCU graduates will be able to:

  • Evaluate a range of complex conflicts and related theories and standards for professional practice in conflict management and resolution

  • Critically analyse a range of complex conflicts and conflict management systems

  • Provide general advice to assist individuals, groups and organisations to constructively manage conflict

  • Effectively communicate with people in conflict (such as personal, group, organisational or cross-cultural conflict)

  • Autonomously reflect on and evaluate their own capabilities and performance, and make use of feedback as appropriate, to support personal and professional development

  • Exercise independent ethical judgment and initiative in conflict management and resolution practice and research.

Course Structure

OPTIONS

24 credit points of LB55__ subjects*

* May include up to 6 credit points of other level 5 subjects approved by the College Dean as complimentary to the program

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Townsville

Exit only

External

Exit only

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

4 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Professional accreditation requirements

Some subjects within this course are accredited by the Practitioner Accreditation Unit, Family Law Branch, Attorney-General’s Department as follows: LB5501 Mediation, LB5519 Family Dispute Resolution, LB5528 Advanced Family Dispute Resolution – plus the Mediation Accreditation Workshop (professional development). These are deemed equivalent to six compulsory units of the Vocational Graduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution required for accreditation as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner. Students must also complete a practicum of a minimum of 10 hours supervised practice with real clients – JCU helps students find a placement, but this is not part of the JCU course and students are not guaranteed a placement.

One subject is also accredited by LEADR (or any other Recognised Mediator Accreditation Body) - LB5501 Mediation. This subject covers the education and training requirements of the National Mediator Accreditation Standards - students must also pass the competency-based assessment (Mediation Accreditation Workshop, professional development).

One subject is also accredited by Conflict Coaching International - LB5527 Conflict Coaching. This subject covers the education and training requirements for accreditation as a REAL Conflict Coach through Conflict Coaching International. Students also need to complete a portfolio and a video-recorded competency-based assessment (this is not part of the JCU subject).

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Students who have been granted advanced standing for previous tertiary study towards the Master of Conflict Management and Resolution or associated joint degrees in accordance with the Advanced Standing and Articulation policy and associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

12 credit points

Other restrictions

Advanced standing will not be granted for undergraduate studies or for work experience that is used to gain admission to the course.

Award Details

Award title

GRADUATE DIPLOMA OF CONFLICT MANAGEMENT AND RESOLUTION

Approved abbreviation

GDipConflMgtResol

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable