Module Overview

Conflict Resolution and Mediation

This module aims to introduce students to the fields of conflict resolution and mediation. Students will develop their knowledge relevant to conflict analysis, management, resolution and transformation as well as community mediation. Conflict resolution and mediation will be explored at community, national and international levels.

Module Code

SACD H4040

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Understanding Conflict Resolution

Conflict theories and theorists; conflict analysis; conflict management; conflict resolution; conflict transformation; conflict within community development and youth work; conflict in Ireland.


Theories and methodologies of mediation; the task of mediating; the role of the mediator; mediating within a community setting.

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)40
Formal Examination60