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Starting 29 September 2021

An in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of the general principles of copyright law

Study with one of the top 10 UK law schools (QS World Rankings)

In Partnership with Kings College London

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Postgraduate Diploma in UK, EU & US Copyright Law


Core Modules
Core Modules
  • Module 1 - Introduction
    - Historical Background, International Context and General Principles

  • Module 2  - UK Copyright Law
    - Copyright Subject Matter
    - Protection Criteria and Beneficiaries of Protection
    - Economic and Moral Rights
    - Limitations and Exceptions; Exercise of Rights and Control of the Exercise of Copyright
    - Infringement; Remedies, Penalties and Enforcement; Additional Legislative Features

  • Module 3 - United States Copyright Law
    - United States Copyright Law
    - Limitations and Exceptions; Term of Protection; Exercise of Rights; Infringement; Remedies and Penalties

  • Module 4 - French and German Laws
    - General Outline of French and German Laws on Author's Rights and Related Rights

  • Module 5 - Law of the European Union
    - Law of The European Union
    - Computer Program Directive and Database Directive

  • Module 6 - Current Issues and International Harmonisation


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What you'll learn
What you'll learn

Benefit from a highly relevant programme that will:

  • Introduce the main international copyright conventions in the field
  • Deal with rights in literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works, films, sound recordings, broadcasts, cable programmes, computer programs and databases, performers’ rights and publishers’ rights
  • Cover both theoretical aspects and questions which arise in practice, in particular concerning
    infringement and available remedies
  • Include a unit devoted to the French and German laws on author’s rights and related rights
  • Examine thoroughly United States Copyright Law in two units
  • Conclude with the main challenges in the field of copyright, in particular those arising from international communication through satellite and the internet, and from digital technology generally

How you'll learn
How you'll learn
  • The distance learning Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law Programme is structured into three modules of twelve units.
  • Each unit comes in the form of hard copy print and as a PDF file via the Programme website.
  • Questions will be set at the end of each unit and model answers to these will be sent with the unit that follows. 
  • Units are normally sent by post and overseas students will be sent their material by air courier. Students are expected to engage with the online platform during their studies. 
  • All students will be eligible to attend two optional weekend seminars at King’s College London.
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Optional Weekend Seminars
Optional Weekend Seminars
  • All students will be eligible to attend two optional weekend seminars. The first will be held in November 2021 and the second in March 2022.
  • These seminars are an opportunity to meet and interact with course tutors as well as other students. The weekend seminars will be held at King’s College London. 
  • The seminars are not compulsory but are very beneficial and provide an excellent opportunity to meet fellow students, the programme director and programme authors. 
  • The weekend seminars will be audio and video recorded in full and will be accessible to students via the programme website after the event, allowing all students to benefit from the seminars.
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