Unit details

MLC710 - Sport and the Law

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:J Carmichael
Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The unit aims to allow students to examine those aspects of the law that specifically affect sport management. This unit will focus on the law of sporting groups, liability for sporting injury and damage, sport and media law and marketing. The Competition and Consumer Law Act 2010 as well as other relevant legislation will be studied especially with regard to their implications for professional sport.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Individual) - Assignment (2000 words) - 25%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Assignment (2000 words) - 25%

Assessment 3 (Individual) - Research essay and annnotated bibliography (4000 words) - 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1260$1260$3051$3125

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.


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