Masters | Postgraduate Course - UK, EU & US Copyright Law MA, PG Dip Course Details within King's College London

The Dickson Poon School of Law
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Course Fees
Part time UK fees: £6000 p.a. (2017/18)* (PgDip); £3,300 p.a. (2017/18)* (MA) Part time overseas fees: £6000 p.a. (2017/18)* (PgDip); £3,300 p.a. (2017/18)* (MA) *These tuition fees may be subject to additional increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.
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UK, EU & US Copyright Law MA, PG Dip

Study Details

MA/PGDip Two years for MA, one year for Postgraduate Diploma PT (both part time, distance learning).

Our UK, EU & US Copyright Law programme will introduce you to the main International Copyright Conventions. It deals with a wide range of rights (e.g. literary, dramatic, artistic works), as well as covering infringement and remedies, and looks at the challenges presented by international communication through satellite and the internet.

Key benefits

  • Gives an in-depth insight into the general principles and practice of copyright law.
  • Programme materials written by leading academics and professional experts in the field.
  • Can be studied anywhere in the world.
  • Weekend seminars led by programme directors.
  • Hard copy study material with online additional support, traditional one year cohort.

Module details

Required Modules

PG Dip:

  • UK Copyright Law I (40 Credits)
  • UK Copyright Law II & US Copyright Law (40 Credits)
  • French & German Copyright Law and EU and International Copyright Law (40 Credits)


  • Dissertation (60 credits)

Entry Requirements

Applicants must normally hold a 2:1 undergraduate degree (or international equivalent) in law or a related discipline, or be a qualified barrister or solicitor. 

Applications from candidates who have achieved a comparable academic level through past studies and where previous study, work or experience has made the applicant a suitable candidate for admission may also be considered.

Student Destinations

Completing this rigorous programme will you give you a competitive edge in the job market. With its practical approach you can apply your expertise immediately to your work environment. You will also have opportunities to network with professionals in your area from all over the world. Programme graduates are mostly professionals who enjoy specialisation and promotion in their existing workplace or new employment destinations.