Investigates the basic legal concepts involved in sport. The unit addresses the legal rights and responsibilities of sporting organisations and all those involved in sport, whether they are acting in a paid or voluntary capacity.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||analyse the growing interaction between sport and the law;||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||outline the legal nature and structures of sporting organisations;||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||describe the legal responsibilities of players, spectators, employers and officials;||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||explain how to effectively identify and manage the legal risks associated with the sporting environments;||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||evaluate the development of alternative dispute mechanisms;||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||examine current sport law issues in an ethically responsible environment.||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
- Healey, D, 2009, Sport and the Law, 4th edn, NSW University Press, Sydney.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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