Global Sports Law and Governance is an elective subject in postgraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law in which undergraduate students may be permitted to enrol. Global Sports Law and Governance takes students on a journey across jurisdictions to see how a number of current sports law and governance issues transcend international borders. The subject commences with an introductory overview of the law in sport. Students from non-law backgrounds will benefit from this introductory discussion. Three key themes will be identified - Key Theme 1: Regulation and Governance, Key Theme 2: Participant Health and Welfare, and Key Theme 3: Integrity in Sport. Students will then select a current topic under one or more of these themes as the area of focus for their research assignment.
Faculty of Law
Identify potential legal vulnerabilities and design appropriate strategies to avoid contravention of the law.
Analyse and critique, reflect upon and evaluate the effectiveness of various regulatory and governance systems in sport.
Apply principles of sports law, regulation and governance to problem-based issues.
Communicate effectively in writing and orally.
Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have
through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge
expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against
enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.
This subject is not available to
This subject is not available to students on US Financial Aid.
Students on a Student Visa may be restricted from enrolment due to the mode of delivery in the chosen
semester. Check the subject outline for further details.
Must have completed a minimum 120 Credit Points of LAWS subjects AND have a minimum average of 65% in LAWS subjects. Must be admitted into a Bachelor Law degree OR Bachelor of Laws combined degree OR be an approved Study Abroad OR Exchange Law Student.
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the
subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.
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