- Code LAWS8070
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by ANU Law School
- ANU College ANU College of Law
- Course subject Laws
- Areas of interest Law
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Increasing professionalisation, the enormous growth in the Olympic Movement and the commercialisation of sport have all contributed to the development of Sport as a business, as well as a pastime. As a result there has been increasing intersection of the law with sporting activity. This course will examine the following:
- the economics of sports leagues
- the structure of sporting organisations
- International and national governance of sport
- the impact of administrative law on the working of disciplinary tribunals
- Industrial law and the treatment of the athlete as employee
- Labour market controls and the impact of competition law
- Player agents
- the law and policy relating to doping of athletes, and
- The impact of intellectual property laws on sponsorship and promotion of sporting events.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Constructing and delivering a persuasive oral argument and presentation
- Cognitive, technical and creative skills in the use of research principles and methodologies;
- Identification, critical analysis and synthesis of cross-disciplinary approaches through written analysis of issues relating to sports and sports law.
- It is likely the assessment will consist of: (null) [LO null]
- Written Submissions 30% (30) [LO null]
- Research Essay 70% (70) [LO null]
- Students must rely on the approved Course Study Guide which will be posted to the Wattle course website approximately 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course (null) [LO null]
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Classes offered in non-standard sessions will be taught on an intensive base with compulsory contact hours (approximately 26 hours of face to face teaching). The course will also require advanced preparation through assigned readings. In total, it is anticipated that the hours required for completion of this course (class preparation, teaching and completion of assessment) will not exceed 120 hours. Classes offered during semester periods are expected to have 3 contact hours per week.
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Requisite and Incompatibility
Students must rely on the approved Class Summary which will be posted to the Programs and Courses site approximately 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.
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