Virtual Supervision: Module 3 Mediation Theory and Practice


Date & Time:
31 December 2021

Bookable until:
31 December 2021

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To enable the candidate to demonstrate a robust academic knowledge of an area of mediation of interest to them.

This module is a Supervised Dissertation and Practice-Based Portfolio and is mandatory for all candidates wishing to become a Fellow through the Mediation Pathway and comprises of two parts.  The first is the completion of an extended essay on one aspect of mediation theory.  The word count is between 6000-7000 words and it must be completed within 6 months of receiving written formal approval.   The second part is a practice portfolio based on 3 mediations as an observer and 3 mediations as Lead Mediator.

Candidates should complete an expression of interest. They will then be expected to submit a proposal, which must include:

• The proposed essay title;
• Description of relevant field of mediation theory and practice;
• A 300-word overview of the main arguments;
• Research questions to be considered;
• Methodology (if appropriate); and
• Examples of literature and sources that will be considered.

This must be accompanied by the candidate’s CV demonstrating that they can complete the portfolio requirements.

Once a satisfactory proposal and CV have been submitted, candidates will be registered on the programme.


Please note: Once an expression of interest is sent, the candidate will be contacted about sending their proposal and CV.

By the end of this module the learner will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate enhanced skills in research, including use of academic sources and correct legal citation where appropriate.
  2. Demonstrate practical mediation skills in the context of co-mediation or observation.
  3. Demonstrate an ability to enhance their mediation practice skills through a process of reflection.
  4. Describe and explain the importance of a range of mediation skills and techniques to the effectiveness of a mediation.

To unlock this course/assessment, you need to have at least one of the below prerequisites completed

No additional courses are unlocked by this course


CIArb membership is an internationally recognized professional status in Alternative Dispute Resolution. It demonstrates a high standard of education and experience along with a commitment to development and keeping your skills current. Successfully passing this course will make you eligible for Fellow Grade. CIArb Fellowship is recognized across the global industries as a symbol of peak professionalism. Achieving Fellowship tells clients, colleagues, and regulators that you have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to achieving the highest level of knowledge, skills, and behaviors. Fellows can use the designatory letters FCIArb.