Investigates a number of contemporary sports law issues, particularly those in the international sporting environment. These include such issues as sport dispute resolution, ethics, commercialisation and anti-doping. In addition the students will be exposed to concepts that will impact on the legal position of their organisation, stakeholders and themselves in the national and international sporting marketplace.
Unit contentThe sport/law intersection
Alternative dispute resolution in sport
Industrial relations in sport and the nature of sporting contracts
Legal issues in sport sponsorship and sport marketing
Conduct of sporting tribunals – natural justice
Sports injuries and compensation
Sport and criminal liability
Risk management and insurance
Current issues in sports law
Anti-doping in sport
Ethical considerations 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||Critically analyse the interaction between sport and the law||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Demonstrate the utility and efficacy of alternative dispute mechanisms in sport||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||Synthesise current knowledge, research and experiences to formulate a global view on sports law challenges and issues||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Examine issues related to criminal and civil liability and the advantages of risk management||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||Examine current sport law issues in an ethically responsible environment||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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