University Master's Degree in Mediation in Families and in Private Law

Get ready to acquire effective mediation methods to be applied as an extrajudicial conflict-resolution tool in socio-educational and familial contexts

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Content Official Master's Degree in Mediation in Families and in Private Law

Basic skills

  • Integrate knowledge and use it to make judgements in complex situations, with incomplete information, while keeping in mind social and ethical responsibilities.
  • Communicate and justify conclusions clearly and unambiguously to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • Solve problems in new or little-known situations within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to the field of study.
  • Use acquired knowledge as a basis for originality in the application of ideas, often in a research context.
  • Continue the learning process, to a large extent autonomously.

Specific skills

  • Identtify and apply the basic and general principles of the legal system in terms of different acts of mediation
  • Recognise and preserve a situation of permanent symmetry between the two parties during the mediation.
  • Distinguish and manage the underlying conflicts of interest in real disputes and cases.
  • Manage and adequately draft the administrative procedures and content of an act of family mediation or an act of private law mediation.
  • Show impartiality and create an appropriate atmosphere during mediation.
  • Research and disseminate the mediation culture.
  • Determine the mediation base for the act of negotiation.

Cross-curricular skills

For Master’s degrees the UAB treats general and transferable competences as the same thing. Transferable competences are therefore noted in the RUCT application in the section corresponding to general competences.

  • Solve problems in an effective, contextualised and socially responsible manner.
  • Communicate clearly, persuasively and unambiguously with both expert and non-expert audiences.
  • Demonstrate reflective and critical reasoning: analysis, synthesis and conclusions.
  • Plan and organise resources according to available time.  
  • Show commitment to ethical and gender issues during mediation.