Faculty of Business and Economics

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Business Law and Taxation
OfferedPeninsula First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Paul Sugden


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.


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.


Within semester assessment: 70%
Examination: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

4 hours per week


BTP1010 or equivalent (BTW1200)