The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course.
- Intellectual Property in the Entertainment Business
- Postgraduate Dissertation in Entertainment Law
- The Regulation of Relationships in the Entertainment Business
- Merchandising in the Entertainment Business
- Law and Media: Content and Control
- Law of Digital Entertainment and Social Media
- The Entertainment Business: Regulation, Licensing and Events
You should hold an Honours degree (Upper or Lower Second Class Honours degree, with an average of 55 per cent or above) in Law, or a degree with a skills profile which shows an aptitude for legal study, but we will consider mature applicants without standard qualifications who have significant professional experience in the relevant field.
Please contact us for an informal discussion if you fall outside the standard category. This course has been very successfully completed by a wide variety of non-law graduates. If Law is not the subject of your first degree, evidence of Law-based modules or relevant experience should be supplied.
If your first language is not English, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
As an entertainment law graduate, you will be able to develop a career in a whole range of professions within the entertainment industry. Perhaps the most popular of these are roles in sports, music, and media and communications law. The subject gives a modern edge to traditional law subjects and is well respected by employers.
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With a growing network of over 3,000 employers around the world and a team of experienced careers consultants, we are here to help you succeed.
In 2015–16, we helped over 1,500 students find work placements across a range of sectors, with 250 employers attending 14 on-campus skills and careers fairs.
As a Westminster student, you’ll have access to our services throughout your studies and after you graduate.
We can help you:
- find work placements related to your course,
- find part-time/vacation, placement and graduate jobs, including voluntary experience,
- find international opportunities to enhance your employability,
- market yourself effectively to employers,
- write better CVs and application forms,
- develop your interview and enterprise skills,
- plan your career with our careers consultants,
- meet employers and explore your career options at our employer fairs, careers presentations and networking events throughout the year.