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Sports Law and Business (Hons)

University of South Wales

36 months
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About

The Sports Law and Business (Hons) degree at University of South Wales will provide an insight into the complex relationship between the law and the sports business industry and examine a range of contemporary issues such as the influence of social media; the complexities of professional athletes’ contracts; product endorsement and sponsorship deals and threats to the integrity of sport.

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Overview

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.

Careers

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
  • Teaching/lecturing
  • 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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Typical A-Level Offer
BCC - CDD (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).
  • Typical Welsh BACC Offer
Pass the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma with Grade C/D in the Skills Challenge Certificate and BC - CD at A Level (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).
  • Typical BTEC Offer
BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Merit Merit - Merit Merit Pass (this is equivalent to 112-80 UCAS tariff points).
  • Typical IB Offer
Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 29 overall including 5 or above in English at standard level
  • Typical Access to HE Offer
Pass the Access to HE Diploma and obtain a minimum of 80 UCAS tariff points

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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