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LA4050 - Sport and Entertainment Law

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

While the law and sport, at one time, rarely interacted, the growth of the business of sport has seen sports law grow into a distinct and important area of law. Decided cases have also stated that Australian sport is part of a wider entertainment industry. This subject therefore involves examining what areas of law apply to the sport and entertainment industries, and how they apply.

Learning Outcomes

  • explain and apply common law and statutory principles to factual scenarios set in the sports and entertainment industry;
  • analyse and apply the legal requirements in the context of risk management in the sports and entertainment industry;
  • conduct legal research and analyse relevant primary and secondary sources.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (60%) - Individual
  • Written > Essay (including multi-draft) 1 - (30%) - Individual
  • Presentation or Case Note - (10%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: (LA1102, LA1105, LA1106, LA2017, LA2018, LA2019, LA2020) OR BU1112
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BX3120

Availabilities

Townsville, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours workshops
  • 10 hours specialised
  • assessment and self-directed study

Trimester 1, External
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours was Other - Combined lectures, tutorials/workshops; Lecturer driven activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.