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What will I learn?

Course Summary

Sport has become increasingly important as a business and can involve significant financial stakes. There is a growing demand for appropriately qualified sports law professionals and this course has been designed so that you'll have the knowledge required to enter this exciting area of law. The influence of UK, European and international law and regulations in sport is increasing, and this course focuses on the regulation of sport at a UK and EU level. You will explore areas such as Sport, Law and the Human Body and benefit from our considerable expertise in the related areas of Health and Intellectual Property Law.

Careers and employability

There is growing demand for appropriately qualified sports lawyers and managers and this course will provide the skills needed to pursue these opportunities. Career development is an integral part of the programme and our careers team run a series of workshops where you can identify methods and strategies to enable you to pursue your career goals. Due to the School's excellent reputation within the legal profession, our graduates are highly sought-after and recognised for the depth and relevance of their knowledge. 99% of our postgraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, postgraduate leavers 2016/17).

Which department am I in?

Nottingham Law School

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£15,100.00 (US$ 19,671) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

City Campus

50 Shakespeare Street,

Nottingham,

Nottinghamshire,

NG1 4FQ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students who hold a Bachelors degree from a recognised institution with a grade point average of 3.2 (2.1) and 2.8 (2.2) are considered for entry to masters degree. IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

For international students

Students will need: A good law degree, 2.2 or above. Students whose first degree is not Law will be required to provide evidence of commitment to the LLM subject that they wish to study. Students from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers. Students will need: an IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

Nottingham Trent University was awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework, and 89% of students are highly satisfied with their experience.

  • ‘University of the Year’ - Times Higher Education Awards 2017
  • Investment of over GBP 420 million across its campuses
  • 24-hour security in all University buildings
  • High employment rates - 96% students find job within 6 months