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MLC710 - Sport and the Law

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:J Carmichael
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud(online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


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

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

Assessment 3 (Individual) - Research essay and annotated bibliography (3000 words) - 50%

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