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Sheffield Hallam University: International Sports Law in Practice

Institution Sheffield Hallam University
Department College of Social Sciences and Arts
Web http://www.shu.ac.uk
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Taught

Summary

Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.

Course summary

  • Understand, analyse, critically evaluate and unlock complex sporting disputes.

  • Learn how to effectively advise and represent real clients, via pre–trial behaviour, written and oral submissions, applications for disclosure, witness statements (including examination) and advocacy at the hearing.

  • Gain expertise in either football law or anti–doping law and present a case to a sporting judicial forum.

Designed and delivered by internationally recognised experts, this course offers expertise in the practice and procedure before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), FIFA's Dispute Resolution Chamber (DRC) and other disciplinary courts and tribunals, with emphasis on the effective representation of the client in the resolution of complex sporting disputes.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

Emphasis is given to case studies, with a continuous analysis of the practical aspects of sports law such as anti–doping litigation, football contracts with a focus on employment disputes involving intermediaries, players and clubs, European competition law aspects, injuries on and off the field, intellectual property rights, sponsorship contracts, negotiation and alternative dispute resolution. There are also shadowing and mentoring opportunities.

You learn through

  • online modules with live and synchronous taught delivery

  • recorded sessions

  • self–directed study and research

  • peer review and team work

  • coursework

  • viva examination

You can start the full-time and part-time courses in September or the part-time course in January

To find out more about how you learn on this course you can contact the teaching team directly by emailing sportslaw.hallam@shu.ac.uk

Applied learning Work placements You will have the opportunity to arrange a placement with our partners. This gives you a real–world experience to prepare you for your future career.

Networking opportunities Participate in conferences and meet with other sports lawyers, sport agents and officials from sport governing bodies, via our external partners.

Competitions You have a chance to take part in the annual National Sports Law Negotiation Competition, of which Sheffield Hallam students were winners in 2017.

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