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Area/Catalogue
LAWS 2029

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
154481

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Law

Course aim

To provide an overview of the law which regulates sporting activities in Australia.

Course content

Sport and the law (the legal framework), the legal status of sporting organisations including the duties of directors and officers; Sports Tribunals, natural justice and the Court of Arbitration for Sport; the legal liability of participants in tort (negligence) and in criminal law; health and safety issues including risk management; employment contracts including restraints of trade; sports marketing and the protection of ideas; doping and drugs in sport; anti-discrimination.

Textbook(s)

Thorpe, D, Buti, A, Davies, C, Fridman, S & Jonson, P 2013, Sports law , 2nd ed, Victoria Oxford University Press , South Melbourne

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 40 hours x n/a
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 4 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Report 2000 words 45% n/a
Report 2500 words 55% n/a
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Report 2000 words 45% n/a
Report 2500 words 55% n/a
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Report 2000 words 45% n/a
Report 2500 words 55% n/a

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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