Courses & Units

Course rules for L5D Graduate Certificate in Workplace Conflict Management

These specifications shall apply to the award of Graduate Certificate of Workplace Conflict Management


  1. The Faculty may accept as a candidate for the award of Graduate Certificate of Workplace Conflict Management a person who has completed an appropriate undergraduate degree, equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree, or graduate diploma from this or another university; or

Other qualifications or practical experience recognised by the Dean as equivalent to the above.

  1. Candidates for the award shall complete the award requirements, as prescribed in the associated Schedule, in not less than one year of part-time study.

Course structure

  1. To qualify for the award, the candidate shall pass all units in accordance with the Schedule accompanying these specifications.
  2. Units may be counted towards the award only if they have been taken in accordance with prerequisites determined by the Faculty of Law and as summarised in the Schedule for the Graduate Certificate of Workplace Conflict Management.
  3. A candidate normally may not enrol in any semester in units totalling more than 12.5 points weighting.
  4. Where two or more units of the same name or content are offered within the University, only one may be counted towards the award.
  5. In every case the candidate's choice of units and the order in which they are taken shall be subject to approval by the Dean in accordance with the requirements of paragraph 3.


  1. At the time of introduction of the course (semester 1 2016) there is no articulation to other courses. However, in the future the Faculty of Law may develop a Graduate Diploma of Workplace Conflict Management.


  1. Application and approval of credit will be in accordance with Academic Senate Rule 3 - Admission and Student Progress.
  2. Passes in subjects or units in other courses (completed or otherwise) in this University or another approved tertiary institution (or other approved professional examining body) may be credited towards the award, provided that the Faculty may specify what more a candidate so credited shall be required to do to qualify for the award.


  1. The Faculty of Law may from time to time make amendments to the Schedule to these specifications.
  2. These specifications shall take effect on 1 January 2016 and shall apply to all candidates for the award, including those enrolling for the first time in that year and those enrolled subsequently.
  3. The approved abbreviation for the award of Graduate Certificate of Workplace Conflict shall be GradCertWorkConflMgt.