This Sports Law (Distance Learning) course from De Montfort University is at the forefront of sports law education in the UK. It combines the academic study of sports law with a very important practical dimension, which involves undertaking case studies in a number of modules. 

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About

This Sports Law (Distance Learning) course from De Montfort University is designed for lawyers and non-legal professionals with an interest in the field of sports law, particularly those involved in sports management.

  • KNect365 Learning - This course is delivered in partnership with KNect365 Learning – An Informa Business, an organisation dedicated to working with leading academic bodies to provide high-calibre and well respected distance learning postgraduate courses
  • Develop your own personal pathway - This course combines one core module with a diverse range of optional modules
  • Study at your own pace - Enjoy flexible distance learning, with the option to exit at one of several points with a postgraduate award
  • Differentiate yourself in the job market - Gain a competitive edge by increasing your knowledge of Sports law
  • Boost your employability - Improve your career and employability options in a globalised job market

Careers

This course equips you to enter legal and other work relating to sport issues.

Sports lawyer Ben is youngest Championship boss.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Commercial Aspects of Sport
  • Event Management
  • Negotiated Study
  • Representing the Athlete/Player
  • Sport, Broadcasting and New Media
  • Sports Governance
  • The Sports Participant and the Courts
  • Sports and Ethics (Advanced)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 27 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      Two-and-a-quarter years by distance learning. An accelerated 15 month course is available.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

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    6.5

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Academic Requirements

  • You should have a good honours degree or overseas equivalent, or an appropriate professional qualification. Some background knowledge of law is useful, but a degree in law is not essential.

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This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Funding

De Montfort University (DMU) have a range of scholarships and discounts available for courses starting in September.

  • DMU International Scholarship - A limited number of DMU International Scholarships are available on a first-come, first served basis upon receipt of a £3,000 tuition fee deposit.
  • Leicester Castle Business School Scholarships - Principal's Scholarship - £1,000; Global MBA Scholarship - £3,000 - £5,000.
  • LGBTQ + Allies Scholarship - Two fully funded postgraduate taught scholarship packages including full fee waiver and maintenance bursary. 

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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