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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate a broad and coherent understanding of the common law principles and the statutes that regulate sports law;
- critically report and analyse on the current practice and propose future directions governing sports law;
- use initiative and judgment in identifying issues and applying the principles of sports law to provide persuasive arguments and solutions to fact based problems which feature the competing interests of stakeholders (athletes, regulatory and governing bodies, sponsors); and
- use research skills to identify, analyse, and clearly communicate arguments relating to sports law to specialist or non-specialist audiences.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - Please refer students to link for requirements: http://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component.
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
As a result of a global interest in sports, both on and off the field, there is a demand for skilled professionals with a practical understanding of sports-related legal matters. Studying this subject equips you with a specialised knowledge in a range of contemporary legal issues associated with sport, as well as critical thinking skills about policy and society at large. You will develop advanced knowledge in a range of legal issues relating to sport in Australia, including aspects of international interest. As well as gaining valuable skills in the critical evaluation of how sport and the law interact, you will explore of a range of emerging sports law issues and the future directions governing sports law. Gain a professional edge in a sought-after field.
Essay: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Take Home Exam: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3
- Essay (40%)
- Take Home Exam (60%)
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