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Postgraduate Diploma Online

UK, EU and US Copyright Law

King's College London

8 months
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7000 GBP/full
7000 GBP/full
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About

The UK, EU and US Copyright Law programme at King's College London provides tuition from one of Europe’s leading centres in European Law and is studied on a distance learning basis, thereby avoiding crucial time spent away from your place of work. Completing this rigorous programme will give you a competitive advantage in a difficult job market.

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Overview

The UK, EU and US Copyright Law  programme at King's College London aims to provide you with an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of the general principles of copyright law, mainly focusing on the law in the United Kingdom, the principles of United States copyright law and the major ‘copyright’ Directives of the European Union. 

Benefit from a highly relevant programme that will:

  • Introduce the main international copyright conventions in the field
  • Deal with rights in literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works, films, sound recordings, broadcasts, cable programmes, computer programs and databases, performers’ rights and publishers’ rights
  • Cover both theoretical aspects and questions which arise in practice, in particular concerning infringement and available remedies
  • Include a unit devoted to the French and German laws on author’s rights and related rights
  • Examine thoroughly United States Copyright Law
  • Conclude with the main challenges in the field of copyright

Programme Structure

  • The distance learning Postgraduate Diploma in UK, EU & US Copyright Law consists of three modules containing thirteen units. It will commence on 29th September 2021 and will extend over eight months leading to an examination in May 2022.
  • The first unit will be sent out on 29th September 2021 and subsequent units will then be issued every two weeks (with the exception of Units 2, 3 and 4) until April 2022 with a four-week break over Christmas. Questions will be set at the end of each unit and model answers to these will be sent with the unit that follows. In addition three compulsory assignments will be set during the programme which will count towards the final mark.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 8 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a degree in law of a good 2nd class standard or the equivalent or a degree in a related discipline or be qualified as a barrister or a solicitor.

  • Applications may also be accepted from a candidate who has achieved a comparative academic level through his or her studies and where previous study, work or experience has made the applicant a suitable candidate.
  • It is not possible to study this programme whilst you are registered for a different programme at any other institution.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7000 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 GBP for the full programme during 8 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7000 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 GBP for the full programme during 8 months.

Funding

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