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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:
- EquipmentDetails - 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).
- SoftwareDetails - 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.
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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.
This subject is designed for students who want to develop a specialised knowledge in the arena of sports law.
The subject will consider the legal issues as they relate to sport in Australia, with aspects of international interest.
Studying this subject will provide students with an overview and enable a critical evaluation of the manner in which sport and the law interact.
Students will have an opportunity to explore the intersection of social, political, commercial and economic influences on the sporting arena.
The theoretical components of this subject will be balanced with a practical exploration of current sports law issues.
Case Study: 1500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Research Paper: 2500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4
- Case Study (40%)
- Research Paper (60%)