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ECW2451 - The business of sport

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Associate Professor Lionel Frost


Berwick Second semester 2007 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2007 (Day)


Sport is a major industry in Australia and overseas. The unit will use a mixture of economic theory, economic history and the study of institutions to explore the business issues faced by the sport industry. Throughout the unit, case studies of several sports, notably Major League Baseball, professional boxing, the English Premier League (soccer), and the Australian Football League, will be used to explore these issues in depth.


Tutorial exercises: 15%
Essay: 25%
Examination (2 hours): 60%

Contact hours

3 hours per week