2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Concentrates on current legal issues in sport and examines how the law attempts to resolve these issues. Students will investigate the application of the law and its principles and practices as it relates to sporting organisations in relation to current sporting issues including governance, dispute resolution, tort, contract, competition law, intellectual property and anti-doping policy in sport.
Topic 1 Current issues in sport
Topic 2 Sports governance
Topic 3 Sport tribunals and sport specific jurisdiction
Topic 4 IP issues in sport
Topic 5 Tort in sports
Topic 6 The sporting contract and behavioural misconduct
Topic 7 Sports agents
Topic 8 E-Sports and cyber security
Topic 9 Discrimination in sport
Topic 10 Anti-doping in sport
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||describe the commercial environment and identify the issues that frequently arise in sports law practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||synthesise current knowledge, research and experiences to formulate a state and national view on issues and challenges facing sports law||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||demonstrate research capability through an in-depth investigation of state and national sports law issues||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||critically discuss the development of mechanisms for the legal regulation of sport including such issues as sport-related governance, dispute settlement, personal injury and risk management, contract, the commercial regulation of sport, and the anti-doping in sport regime||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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