units

BTP3650

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Business Law and Taxation
OfferedPeninsula First semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Matt Nichol

Synopsis

Students will examine the role of law in the context of sport regulation and policy. Examination of topics including player liability, disciplinary tribunals, management, doping, intellectual property and marketing.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. examine commercial laws and regulations relating to sports professionals and amateurs
  2. identify legal problems and risks which arise in those scenarios
  3. describe the laws relevant to those scenarios
  4. consider the regulatory framework applied by national and international regulatory bodies in the formalisation of sport
  5. analyse, discuss and apply the laws to predict legal outcomes.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 70%
Examination: 30%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

BTP1010 or equivalent (BTW1200)