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Alternative Dispute Resolution - LAW00026H

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  • Department: The York Law School
  • Module co-ordinator: Information currently unavailable
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: H
  • Academic year of delivery: 2022-23

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2022-23

Module aims

The Module has the following aims:

  • To further develop your knowledge and understanding of the law and practice relating to Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • To give you further opportunities to apply your knowledge and understanding of ADR through practical exercises
  • To develop your skills in ADR by giving you opportunities to undertake practical exercises
  • To enable you to reflect upon the use of ADR skills and your own personal development
  • To enable you to evaluate the role of informal ADR within the context of civil litigation

Module learning outcomes

At the end of the module you should be able, through the completion of various assessments, to demonstrate:

  • a depth of knowledge and critical understanding of selected aspects of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) (MLO1)
  • an ability to use and apply that knowledge and critical understanding to relevant realistic examples of dispute resolution (MLO2)
  • the development and use of relevant skills typically used in ADR (MLO3)
  • an ability to reflect upon and critically evaluate aspects of ADR and the development of your skills (MLO4)


Task Length % of module mark
N/A 90
Oral presentation/seminar/exam
N/A 10

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
N/A 90
Oral presentation/seminar/exam
N/A 10

Module feedback

Information currently unavailable

Indicative reading

Hazel Genn, Judging Civil Justice (Cambridge, CUP, 2010) Chapter 3

(see a summary of the arguments of the whole book at

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