The Sports Law and Business (Hons) degree at University of South Wales will link the commercial, legal and regulatory aspects of sports business, providing students with an in-depth understanding of the ramifications of an industry which is increasingly affected by commercialisation, legislation and disputes.
You will be introduced to domestic and EU sports law, the role of sports governing bodies, international sports federations, and leadership and project management operations across the sports sector.
Lectures and seminars will be delivered by both academic staff and industry experts, allowing students to apply theory to practice, enhance their network within the sports law and sports business industry, and to develop their employability skills, providing you with a balanced and exciting undergraduate degree.
Graduates with a Sports Law and Business degree have a wide variety of career options available to them. Students would select this course if they had a specific interest in working in the sports law, or sports business sector i.e. at professional and amateur sports clubs, sports governing bodies, sports agencies, and sports organisations.
Sports law is a rapidly expanding industry due to the increasing commercialisation of sport with numerous career opportunities being created all the time including player liaison; athlete concierge services and governance officers at NGBs.
Current roles include:
- Sports lawyer/solicitor or barrister (additional study required)
- Sports agent/intermediary
- Player liaison services
- Tax advisor
- Human resources
- Compliance manager
- Marketing executive
- Brand champion
- Sports director
- Sports development officer
- Ethics and welfare officer
- Performance lifestyle and player support officer
- Commercial development officer
- Wellbeing and engagement officer
- Sports performance director
- National Governing Body (regulation/ compliance/ commercial)
- Sports coaching/ management/operational management
- Project management
- Sports research
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- Legal Systems and Skills
- Introduction to the Law of Obligations
- Introduction to Sports Law
- Criminal Law and Sport / Criminal Law
- Managing Sport
- Legality and Compliance in Sport
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesBusiness Administration Sports Management Legal Studies View 214 other Masters in Sports Management in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Typical A-Level Offer
- Typical Welsh BACC Offer
- Typical BTEC Offer
- Typical IB Offer
- Typical Access to HE Offer
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.