MLC310 - Sport and the Law


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Not available for Bachelor of Laws (including combined Law awards) students



Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MLL371
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1.5 hour class and 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 1.5 hour class (recordings provided) and 1 x 1.5 hour seminar (recordings provided) per week


This unit is designed to give students an understanding of those principles of law which specifically affect sport and its administration. In particular, the unit will focus on the following areas: the legal structures which may be adopted by sporting clubs, tribunals in sport, criminal and civil liability in sport; gambling and corruption in sport; doping in sport; employment law in sport; intellectual property in sport; misconduct; and finally, discrimination in sport.

Unit Fee Information

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