An LLB or Bachelor of Laws is a degree that distinguishes those interested in majoring in law. It is often the first step many people take before committing themselves to a more specialized program, such as a graduate law degree.
What is an LLB in Media Law? Media law focuses on legal aspects of the entertainment industry as well as any industry that emphasizes artistic or athletic performance. This can involve representing clients, dealing with contracts or helping defend or question intellectual property rights. Students can acquire an in-depth understanding of both criminal and business law as well as expertise in courtroom and business negotiations. An LLB can grant an understanding of the legal intricacies of the media industry.
Acquiring an LLB may help you strengthen your communication skills both in and out of a professional setting. You may also gain the ability to defend potential clients from attempted property theft and to help prevent financial loss. These skills may help improve your work performance and overall quality of life.
The cost of a media law program is dependent on your level of commitment, time and financial status. It is worth examining your personal preferences and inquiring into your program of choice in order to determine cost.
Pursuing a career in media law means exploring options in any industry ranging from music to sports. You can either choose to work as a lawyer at a law firm that specializes in representing the media or set up your own practice. Your expertise can also take you on different career paths, such as becoming an official consultant. You could become a journalist at a newspaper or legal magazine specializing in sports or entertainment. Academic opportunities may exist, such as being a professor or teacher in a school setting.
An LLB program can be taken in a classroom or online. While a more traditional setting may offer programs that are at least four years, online settings are often more flexible and may be more suitable to your preferences. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
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Whether it’s helping a new band negotiate a recording contract, advising a sports star on their image rights, or litigating against media pirates, life as an entertainment and media lawyer is rarely dull. Offering a broad base of legal knowledge and plenty of specialist knowledge, this Qualifying Law Degree is a great way to get your career started. You’ll cover areas including contracts and tort, regulatory principles, company law, sports law, employment law and intellectual property.
Why Law at LSBU?
Happy students: No.1 UK wide for Satisfied overall with the course in Law (Guardian League Table, 2018) with an energetic Student Law Society that arranges talks, visits, and competitions.
Great teaching – we’re no 1 in London for Teaching, Academic Support, Assessment and Feedback (National Student Survey 2016).
Expert academics – our teachers are qualified solicitors and barristers, passing on their insights, real-world case expertise and passion for law.
Outstanding facilities – we'll equip you with an iPad mini, complete online support and access to a personal law e-library worth £6000.
Work experience - you could volunteer at the Lambeth County Court Help Desk, with local law firms, or be a Legal Adviser at LSBU's free drop-in Legal Advice Clinic.
Alternative route – we’re the only university in London to offer qualification as a legal executive via the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) modules on the LLB. Complete the necessary options and you’ll be eligible to become a graduate member of the CILEx.