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Sports Law

Postgraduate | UNE-LLM521 | 2024

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
16 weeks

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Sports Law

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate specialised and advanced understanding of the common law principles and the statues that regulate sports law domestically and internationally;
    2. critically reflect on key concepts and theories in sports law and interpret and discuss current practice and future directions governing sports law;
    3. use research and established theories 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
    4. use advanced research skills to identify, analyse, and clearly communicate complex knowledge in relation to sports law to specialist or non-specialist audiences.

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.


To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.

Additional requirements

  • 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 - 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. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
  • Other requirements -

    Textbook 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.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

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