Students can complete the online LLM in Dispute Resolution program on a part-time or full-time basis. Full-time students can complete the program in as few as 12 months, while part-time students typically complete the program in 24 months.
Below is a sample schedule for a full-time LLM student. While this schedule is only an example of a possible course sequence, it should serve as a useful guide.
Sample 12-Month Schedule
Term 1 (8 units)
Negotiation Theory and Practice (2 units)
Arbitration Theory and Practice (2 units)
Mediation Theory and Practice (2 units)
Psychology of Conflict Communication (2 units)
Term 2 (9 units)
Cross-Cultural Conflict and Dispute Resolution (2 units)
Environmental and Public Policy Dispute Resolution (2 units)
Divorce and Family Mediation (2 units)
Selected Issues: Apology, Forgiveness, and Reconciliation (2 units)
Residency 1 – The World of Dispute Resolution (1 unit)
Term 3 (9 units)
Advanced Mediation Seminar (2 units)
Selected Issues: Entertainment Disputes (2 units)
Selected Issues: Ombuds (2 units)
International Commercial Arbitration (2 units)
Residency 2 – Dispute Resolution in Practice for Lawyers (1 unit)
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