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Entertainment Law LLM

University of Westminster
Current Status: Terminato
Course Type: Master Level:
Available Financing:
Tuition: 8.500 £ Duration y/mm: 0/12
Places Available: Credits:
Application Deadline: 15/09/2017 Admissions:
Start Date: 15/09/2017 End Date: 20/08/2018


The Entertainment Law LLM combines academic analysis with the commercial practice elements of entertainment law.
Entertainment is one area which we can all associate with in some shape or form, and the interaction of this exciting subject with the law produces an interesting and eclectic mix. The diverse nature of entertainment law will enable you to follow a number of specialisms, all of which are underpinned by the issues of contract and intellectual property

The course will suit graduates from a law background, or those from a non-law background who have significant relevant experience. 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.


The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course. For more details on course structure and modules, and how you will be taught and assessed, see the full course document on the Master website.

Core modules

  • Dissertation or Project in Entertaiment Law
  • Entertainment Contracts
  • Intellectual Property in the Entertaiment Business
  • Research Theory and Practice

Option modules

  • Merchandising in the Entertainment Business
  • Sports Law
  • Technology Rights and The Law
  • The Media, Ownership, Control and Regulation



You should hold an Honours degree (Upper or Lower Second Class Honours degree) with average of 55 per cent or above in Law, or a degree with a skill profile which shows an aptitude for legal study. However, we will consider mature applicants without standard qualifications who have significant professional experience in the relevant field.
This course had been successfully completed by a wide range 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 or equivalent. The University offers pre-sessional summer programmes if you need to improve your English before starting your course.

Career Prospects

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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