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Sports Law, Ethics and Governance MA

University of Gloucestershire

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Oxstalls Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 23-SEP-22

  • Duration

    16 months

Course summary

What is Sports Law, Ethics and Governance MA?

MA SLG teaches an in-depth analysis of legal, political and economic issues.

You’ll focus on the current and future key challenges faced by sports organisations (specificity of sport, competitive balance, exploitation of commercial rights, social dialogue, match-fixing, doping, social responsibility, governance structure, etc.).

Study style

You’ll be exposed to work in ethics, law and management studies, learning the foundations of ethical theory and practice applied to sports problems and legal responsibilities of sport organisations in a coherent and aligned interest of performance sport.

The MA Sport Law, Ethics and Governance (SLG) seeks to add natural progression for students in both the Sports related provision and the Business community completing undergraduate degrees. This will be supported with co-curricular opportunities (professional visits). This academic outlet at Level 7 will create a coherent route to employment in performance sport settings.

Possible careers

Graduates from this course can go on to work in:

  • Club/organisational leadership and ethical practice roles
  • NGB governance and leadership
  • Advisory & consultancy.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 9,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

A diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Placements, internships, trips and career experiences help prepare students for success after graduation.
A wide range of bursaries and merit scholarships are available for international students.

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