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LAWS77-521: Global Sports Law and Governance

Description

Global Sports Law and Governance is an elective subject in postgraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. 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.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeLAWS77-521
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • January 2019 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,718
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,890

Learning outcomes

1. Identify potential legal vulnerabilities and design appropriate strategies to avoid contravention of the law.
2. Analyse and critique, reflect upon and evaluate the effectiveness of various regulatory and governance systems in sport.
3. Apply principles of sports law, regulation and governance to problem-based issues.
4. Communicate more effectively in writing and orally.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired 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.

Juris Doctor students are expected to have completed a minimum of 80 credit points of compulsory law subjects.

Restrictions: ?
  • 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.

Anti-requisites: ?

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard Offering - Weeks 1 & 5
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?26/01/2018
Cancellation 2?28/01/2018
Last enrolment24/01/2018
Last withdrawal?04/02/2018
Teaching census?04/02/2018
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens11/11/2018
Semester start14/01/2019
Subject start14/01/2019
Cancellation 1?29/01/2019
Cancellation 2?02/02/2019
Last enrolment27/01/2019
Last withdrawal?12/02/2019
Teaching census?12/02/2019