Focusing on entertainment law, this unit is designed for lawyers and non-lawyers who work in the entertainment environment. The unit has an emphasis on music and film and the legal consequences for those who regularly give advice in the entertainment industry. Entertainment law has, in addition to common law and equitable principles, important statutory influences which form an integral part of the syllabus.
Topic 1 Introduction to entertainment law
Topic 2 Music and the law
Topic 3 Film and television and the law
Topic 4 Merchandising and ancillary rights
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Capacity to apply legal reasoning, critical analysis and research to generate appropriate and creative responses to legal problems.||Creativity|
|2||Understanding of a broad and coherent body of knowledge that includes the fundamental areas of law, the Australian legal system, and underlying principles and concepts, and the broader contexts within which legal issues arise.||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||Understanding of the international and comparative contexts in which legal issues arise.||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Ability to learn and work independently.||Lifelong learning|
|5||Capacity to reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance, and seek and make use of feedback as appropriate, to determine personal and professional development needs and achievements.||Lifelong learning|
|6||Capacity to access, manage, and evaluate sources of information relevant to legal research and practice.||Lifelong learning|
|7||Understanding of a broad and coherent body of knowledge that includes the fundamental areas of law, the Australian legal system, and underlying principles and concepts, and the broader contexts within which legal issues arise.|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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