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Entertainment is a large part of life globally in many forms such as music, film, media, sports and the arts. It is a combination of society, popular culture and commerce, and the interaction of these with law produces an exciting contemporary commercial subject with eclectic outcomes. It is an area deeply affected by technological progress as well as business adaptation. This course combines academic analysis and commercial practice elements of entertainment law in an international perspective. The diverse nature of entertainment law will enable you to follow a number of relevant specialisms, all of which are underpinned by issues of contract and intellectual property. This course will suit graduates from a law background, or those from a non-law background who have significant relevant experience. There have been many successful international graduates on the course from all over the world. 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.
Applicants should have a minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in Law or a degree with a skills profile which shows an aptitude for legal study. If Law is not the subject of your first degree, evidence of Law-based modules or relevant experience should be supplied. Applicants without standard qualifications who have two years of professional experience in the relevant field will be considered. If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each element. One academic reference is required. A reference from employer will be accepted, provided the applicant is currently employed.
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