Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

International Sports Law

With major sponsorship deals, global names and serious money involved, sport can be a breeding ground for contract disputes, disagreements and criminal activity. As a result this course has been specifically designed to equip Law students and practitioners, as well as suitably qualified sports professionals, athletes and administrators, with the qualifications, expertise and knowledge necessary to operate within and better understand the complexities of the international sports arena. With international content, the award blends practical sports issues with academic theory across a wide range of sports, countries and environments.

Entry requirements

A lower 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1) in Law or equivalent, and an IELTS Score of 7 (if English is not your 1st language).

Course modules

Modules include: international sporting organisations and rules; sports regulation and governance; commercial regulation of sport; doping in sport; sport, the individual and the law (civil and criminal injuries); dissertation project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and includes a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Distance learning September 2016 - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus) Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF West Midlands

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