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Undergraduate Course: European Union Regulation of Culture and the Mass Media (LAWS10135)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Law CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummaryThe legal basis for European Union ('EU')intervention in the cultural field. Examination of the application of the internal market and competition law principles to a variety of cultural activities, ranging from sport to television broadcasting. The formation of specific EU policies in the cultural field, focussing on EU regulation of copyright and moral rights and the audio-visual sector. EU schemes to assist cultural activities. An evaluation of EU regulatory strategies. Exploration of the influence of EU law in the development of common European cultures in, for example, the legal or political domains and through educational initiatives. The EU's relationship with the Council of Europe and other international organisations operating in the cultural field.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesPlease note that you are very unlikely to get a place on an Honours Law course unless you are on a direct exchange with the School of Law (this includes Erasmus law exchange students).
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
The legal basis for European Union ('EU')intervention in the cultural field. Examination of the application of the internal market and competition law principles to a variety of cultural activities, ranging from sport to television broadcasting. The formation of specific EU policies in the cultural field, focussing on EU regulation of copyright and moral rights and the audio-visual sector. EU schemes to assist cultural activities. An evaluation of EU regulatory strategies. Exploration of the influence of EU law in the development of common European cultures in, for example, the legal or political domains and through educational initiatives. The EU's relationship with the Council of Europe and other international organisations operating in the cultural field.

use of legal materials and legal reasoning;
appreciation of law in its context;
evaluation and criticism of law;
legal research, and
transferable skills: (a) communication skills, oral and writing; (b) intellectual skills of collecting, organising, evaluating, synthesising and presenting material and arguments; (c) general skills, in managing time, working independently and in groups, and taking responsibility for their own work.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsEU Reg
Contacts
Course organiserDr Rachael Craufurd-Smith
Tel: (0131 6)50 2061
Email: r.c.smith@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Krystal Hanley
Tel: (0131 6)50 2056
Email: Krystal.Hanley@ed.ac.uk
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