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Our media law course gives you a thorough grounding in all the essential legal issues relevant to journalists, editors and bloggers.

Whether working online or in print, there are many potential legal pitfalls of which you need to be aware.

Our online media law course takes you through everything you need to know, with practical examples and in-depth tutor feedback.

The course is particularly relevant for:

  • Freelance writers and bloggers who want to work within the parameters of the law.
  • Media professionals who need legal training for their current role, or who want to update their existing skills.
  • Anyone new to the world of media who wants a full understanding of the legal issues they may face during the course of their work.
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What will I learn?

Our comprehensive media law course will ensure you understand:Newspaper, iPhone and iPad

  • What constitutes ‘libel’ under the Defamation Act 2013.
  • How to comply with copyright and privacy laws.
  • The relevant codes of practice relating to the media.
  • The specific requirements of covering court cases, crime and the victims of criminal acts.
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You will benefit from unlimited tutor support from David Porter, who is Senior Journalism and media law lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. He will help you every step of the way.

He will also give you personal feedback on every assignment, answer your questions and provide expert careers guidance, so you get the very best out of the course.

When you graduate, you will receive the ABC Awards and Certa Awards level 3 diploma in media law. It proves you are qualified in media law. ABC Awards and Certa Awards are leading national awarding bodies that are both regulated by Ofqual.

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Qualifications

Our media law course has been independently endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme, which is regulated by Ofqual. So, when you finish, you will receive the ABC Awards and Certa Awards level 3 diploma in media law course, and a learner unit summary. This lists the subjects you have studied.

The ABC Awards and Certa Awards diploma guarantees that you have been assessed at level 3 standards, and are competent to practise. ABC Awards and Certa Awards are leading national awarding bodies that are both regulated by Ofqual.

In addition, you will receive the fully accredited CMP diploma in media law, which is recognised in the UK and beyond. It proves you are a qualified business writer.

These awards will equip you to apply for writing, journalism and social media jobs, learn new skills to use at work or find freelance work.

Media law course tutor: David Porter

Media law expert | Senior journalism lecturer

As a media law course learner, you will work 1-2-1 with David Porter, who has more than 20 years experience working as a journalist on weekly newspapers in and around Manchester, latterly as an editor.

He is now senior journalism lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University.

As well as his teaching duties he marks media law papers for the NCTJ (National Council for the Training of Journalists) and is currently studying for a PhD.

He also takes part in a weekly media law podcast called @bangtorights

He will mentor you, mark your assignments, and give you expert advice.

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Media law basics course subjects

This vocational course covers every aspect of media law. Each lesson includes a practical assignment, based on real-world media law.

Every assignment is personally marked and graded by your tutor, so you’ll receive expert feedback on your progress.

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Who is this course for?

Media law basics course students working in computersOur media law basics course is suitable for over-16s of all abilities.

We regularly work with:

  • Freelance writers and bloggers who want to work within the parameters of the law.
  • Media professionals who need legal training for their current role, or who want to update their existing skills.
  • Anyone new to the world of media who wants a full understanding of the legal issues they may face during the course of their work.

We have an excellent reputation working with disabled learners, and people who are housebound or terminally ill.

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You will have free and unlimited access to our extensive resources library. It contains downloadable podcasts, videos, ebooks and tips files to help your career.

This is in addition to your comprehensive course materials and tutor support.

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You can study this online course wherever you live.International accreditation logos We have students in more than 100 countries. And you can trust us, as we are accredited by two international accrediting bodies:

Both organisations promote excellence in worldwide online study, so international students can verify our quality before they enrol.

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We comply with the very highest external standards. We are:

Each organisation has its own standards, code of practice and complaints procedure, so you can enrol with complete confidence.

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