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UK, EU and US Copyright Law

King's College London

Postgraduate Diploma Online
8 months
Duration
6660 GBP/full
6660 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.

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 programme is spread over 8 months starting on 1st October 2020 and ending with an examination at King’s College London in May 2021. The units will take you systematically through the whole subject.
  • There will be three optional weekend seminars held in London in December 2020, February 2021 and April 2020 which will provide an opportunity for revision of the programme, for discussion, preparation for the examination and for you to meet fellow students and your programme tutors.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 8 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

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).
7

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

  • International

    6660 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6660 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6660 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6660 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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