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Starting 25 September 2024

Application Deadline: 26 August 2024

Fees & Admissions

Programme Fees

Postgraduate Diploma £8,250.

The Postgraduate Diploma fee includes programme materials, access to the programme website and on-line facilities at King’s College London, attendance at seminars, marking of compulsory coursework and the examination.


  • Full payment for the course fees is expected once you have accepted your place on on the course.
  • Fees can also be paid in three equal instalments. You can select payment by instalment plan on your application form. For a copy of the instalment plan please contact us on

J .A.L. Sterling Postgraduate Bursary Award

The award consists of one or more bursaries from a BLACA/Stationers' Foundation fund of up to £6,000 payable as a contribution towards the tuition fees of the successful applicant(s) enrolled during the academic year 2024 - 2025 for the Postgraduate Diploma/MA in UK, EU and US Copyright Law at King’s College London.

* The following criteria will be taken into consideration: academic merit, financial need and the quality of the application. Short-listed candidates will be required to provide documentary evidence to substantiate their financial needs and to give information about other sources that will support their participation in the chosen course.

Students enrolled on the Postgraduate Diploma in UK, EU and US Copyright Law will satisfy the minimum number of credits required.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and a short Statement of Motivation (maximum 1000 words) by the closing date of 31 July 2024 by email to:

Mr. Simon Clark
BLACA Secretary
BLACA / Stationers' Company Postgraduate Bursary Scheme


Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview in August 2024. Interviews may be conducted remotely or in person in London. The interview panel will include a member of the Stationers’ Company, two members of the BLACA Executive Committee and a senior academic from each of the Schools of Law of QMUL and KCL.

Offer and Acceptance

It is open to BLACA and The Stationers Company to offer bursary awards of equal or unequal amounts and there is no obligation on BLACA and The Stationers’ Company to make any award in the absence of suitable candidates. Offers will be made within 14 days of interview and will be deemed to have been refused if not accepted within a further 14 days.


Enquiries concerning the bursary scheme or subject guidelines should be directed to:

  • Professor Tanya Aplin, King’s College London (