Graduate Diploma in Sports Law

  • CRICOS code: 075318B

The experience


The sports law program at Melbourne Law School is a world leader. It brings together leading professionals, policy makers, scholars and students in the area of sports law to discuss topical aspects of the fascinating, multifaceted sector that is modern sport. Melbourne sports law alumni can be found in all leading Australian sports organisations and increasingly our alumni play influential roles in the administration of sport worldwide.

Professor Jack Anderson, Director of Studies

World-class teaching staff

The Melbourne Law Masters program brings Melbourne Law School academics together with experts from the profession and legal scholars from around the world. Each year, more than 140 teachers from outside the School teach in the program, of which more than 30 are visiting international experts.

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A global student body

Our diverse student body is integral to the quality of the program and gives our graduates access to an international and interdisciplinary network united by their experiences at Melbourne.

Melbourne Law School has a dedicated Melbourne Law Masters Student Association (MLMSA).

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Research and academic support

As a student, you’ll have access to our law library – housing one of the best law collections in Australia – as well as support services including one-on-one research and legal academic skills consultations.

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Mentoring program

Available to full time students, our mentoring program matches you with a practitioner working in your field of interest. Our diverse mentoring network includes practitioners from leading law firms, the Bar, government, the judiciary, major organisations and the not-for-profit sector, who can offer insights into practice in Australia and opportunities to grow your professional contacts.

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Alexander Davani

"The Sports Law program has given me access to some of the best legal minds in the industry. To learn and discuss what is happening at the cutting edge of sports law has been truly inspiring."

Alexander Davani, Sports Consultant
Master of Laws (2016)