This unit is designed to develop an in-depth awareness and application of the principles of integrity and ethical conduct in sport business or sport science/performance management. The unit will facilitate the development of the student's ability to understand the ethical underpinnings and implications of various policies, practices and relationships in order to promote best practice and integrity in sport operations. Special attention will be paid to ethical reasoning and its practical application to key industry issues (e.g., anti-doping, match fixing, anti-discrimination); and to those issues specific to sport governance and management or to those specific to sport science and allied performance/health practice.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Analyse and evaluate applied sport integrity cases;  
  2. Exhibit ethical reasoning knowledge and skills to analyse and evaluate sport business or applied sport science/performance practices; and,  
  3. Address critically, as principle and evidence based-managers/scientists, selected integrity and ethical issues, challenges and problems related to the sport industry or to the sport science profession.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Report Integrity Cases Analysis 20%
Report Ethical Reasoning 20%
Report EFC Case Analysis 20%
Project Sport Business or Sport Science Project 40%

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