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Entertainment and Media Law

Chapman University

LL.M.
12 months
Duration
1875 USD/credit
1875 USD/credit
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About

With cooperation from the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, the School of Law at Chapman University offers an LL.M. degree in Entertainment and Media Law that is designed to combine the study of entertainment legal principles with the exploration of the artistry of film and media arts, with opportunities for critical connections through Dodge College and the Southern California film industry.

Overview

Professors are licensed professionals with comprehensive industry experience, and their collective work at the Entertainment and Media Law degree offered by Chapman University includes:

  • Representing and advising motion picture distribution companies, major film studios, and entertainment unions
  • Conducting media and sports contract negotiations
  • Publishing copiously in legal journals
  • Attaining industry-acknowledged expert status in the realm of intellectual property law

Learning Outcomes

The law school faculty have identified the following learning outcomes as critical to a law degree and to developing the skills needed to become a proficient attorney.
  • Understanding American Law – LL.M. students with foreign law degrees will demonstrate an understanding of the legal system of the United States by applying (1) the common law and case method, (2) basic principles of legal procedure, and (3) specific content areas relevant to their area of emphasis to propose, assess, justify, and/or recommend resolutions to simulated and real-world legal issues.
  • Emphasis-Appropriate Content and Analysis – LL.M. students should demonstrate subject matter knowledge and information appropriate to their area of emphasis and their personal and program goals. Students should apply legal rules and information appropriate to their area of emphasis to formulate clear and effective legal analysis and to prepare and recommend solutions to legal problems.
  • Emphasis-Appropriate Skills – LL.M. students should develop essential skills appropriate to their area of emphasis and their personal and program goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Copyright law
  • Entertainment law 
  • Accounting for lawyers 
  • Advanced topics in copyright law 
  • Advanced topics in intellectual property 
  • Entertainment law clinic 
  • First amendment law 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts
  • Official Test Scores
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Resume
  • Statement of Intent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1875 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1875 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1875 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1875 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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