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UCFB

Sports Business & Sports Law

UCAS Code: SBL1

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

Access to HE Diploma

M:30

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Maths and English - Grade A*-C or Grade 4-9

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

UCAS Tariff

112

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Sport is regulated by a complex pattern of law and regulation. Sport executives not only need to conform to the regulations established by the authorities, but they must also use their understanding of the legal framework to ensure compliance with the law of the land, and protect the business from risk.

This degree links the commercial and legal aspects of the sport business, understanding the ramifications of an industry which is increasingly affected by legal regulations, and bringing sport in line with other sectors.

Modules will focus on sport business, domestic and EU sport law, the role of governing bodies in sport and international sport business governance. You will also explore the legal challenges regarding the use of social media within the industry, recent case studies regarding drug abuse and racism in sport and the legal issues surrounding safety in sport stadiums and of spectators.

The broad spectrum of subjects covered, including player contracts at home and abroad, loan agreements, transfer negotiations, disciplinary and regulatory problems, intellectual property rights, product endorsement and sponsorship deals, will help you apply theory to live projects to develop your employability skills and provide you with a balanced undergraduate degree.

Modules

Year 1 Modules: Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance; Introduction to Law; Introduction to Sports Law; Understanding Sports Business

Year 2 Modules: Managing Sports Organisations; Research Methods; The Legal Issues in the Governance of Sport; The Regulation of Safety and Deviance in Sport

Year 3 Modules: Employment Law and Sport; Regulating the Business of Sport; Research Project; Strategic Management

Assessment methods

This programme is predominantly assessed through coursework and written exam, however students will also be expected to undertake a number of practical examinations for certain elements of the programme.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£14,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

Extra funding

Please see https://www.ucfb.ac.uk/ for information on tuition fees and funding opportunities at UCFB, including our Undergraduate Scholarships and Bursaries scheme.

The Uni


Course location:

UCFB Wembley

Department:

High Tariff

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