• Application Deadline
  • 27 months
    Duration
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. 

Overview

Reasons to study Sports Law at DMU:

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

Graduate 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.

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General 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.

Getting a Student Visa

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3864 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8700 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 27 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3864 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8700 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 27 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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