Core Module Information
Module title: Global Business of Sports

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: JAC11143
Module leader: David Tanner
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Media and Humanities

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

This module offers a global perspective on the sports industry: considering the impact of different modalities and its effects on societies and communities. It critically examines the world of sports and its multibillion industries across the globe, including the different formats of popular sports, the penetration, and structure in different countries to understand their singularities. In this module you will learn and critically analyse the history and social context of key popular sports: how they reached various parts of the world, and their cultural and political impacts on society. You will explore the individual characteristics of the main leagues and international competitions, enabling you to investigate the areas and specialism you are passionate about. The module challenges you to critically appraise the financial aspect of sports industries by exploring regulations, stakeholders, and the emergence of the governing bodies which control them.

Learning Outcomes for module:

1 Critically reflect upon and evaluate the significance of the impact of different sports and its effect on society and communities.
2 Understand, debate, and critically engage on the coverage of the structures of the governance of the game both in the UK and across the world.
3 Demonstrate a critical understanding of core financial issues in the sports industry and the different business models.
4 Recognise and reflect on the role and influence of governing bodies and other industry stakeholders in the business of sports nationally and internationally.
5 Display mastery of using journalistic skills to report on critical issues within the sports industry.
6 Demonstrate a critical understanding of the international nature of sports business globally.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: David Tanner
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 12
Face To Face Tutorial 24
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Oral Presentation 50 1-4 7 HOURS= 00.00
Project - Practical 50 1,5,6 12 , WORDS= 2000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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