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Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Law (Specific Statutes) Variety Performance

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The Entertainment Law LLM combines academic analysis with the commercial practice elements of entertainment law. Entertainment is one area which we can all associate with in some shape or form, and the interaction of this exciting subject with the law produces an interesting and eclectic mix. The diverse nature of entertainment law will enable you to follow a number of specialisms, all of which are underpinned by the issues of contract and intellectual property

The course will suit graduates from a law background, or those from a non-law background who have significant relevant experience. It will give you the opportunity to explore new ideas, thoughts and academic experiences within a supportive environment. The course aims to develop your understanding of how key fields within the entertainment industries operate, to assess the impact of the law upon them, and give you the practical skills necessary to succeed in a career in entertainment and media law.

As an entertainment law graduate you will be able to develop a career in a whole range of professions within the entertainment industry. Perhaps the most popular of these are roles in sports, music, and media and communications law. The subject gives a modern edge to traditional law subjects and is well respected by employers.

Different course options

Full time | Regent Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

In this module you will study the protection provided to creative works by Intellectual Property (IP) law within a framework of theoretical and economic justifications for IP rights. You will also examine legal issues in the context of the entertainment business, such as substantive protection, control, exploitation, creation and proliferation, balance and enforcement. Other areas covered include authors, copyright, directors, internet, overview of trademarks (registered and unregistered), owners, performers, privacy, media, musicians, the control of ideas, and the law of confidence.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£11,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should hold an Honours degree (Upper or Lower Second Class Honours degree, with average of 55 per cent or above) in Law, or a degree with a skills profile which shows an aptitude for legal study, but we will consider mature applicants without standard qualifications who have significant professional experience in the relevant field.

University information

The University of Westminster provides practical, rounded education so that people from every background can realise their true potential. We foster innovation and creativity, informed by professional practice and inspired by research. Through close links with industry, professional practice and academia in London, overseas and across the world, the University of Westminster creates rewarding connections between research, teaching and...more