This course has been developed in collaboration with the Joint Examination Board of The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) and The Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA).
The LLM in Intellectual Property can be achieved through a year-long programme that has been developed for both UK and international students.
The course is taught by academics of the renowned Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management, and enjoys input from intellectual property practitioners from some of the UK's leading companies and practices.
A UK honours degree (or equivalent), a professional qualification deemed to be equivalent to a degree or appropriate training and/or experience. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.0 (Academic) or above.
A UK Bachelor Honours degree, 2:2 or above or appropriate training and/or experience. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.0 (Academic) or above. For more information check out our full entry requirements.
Required subjects: You should have familiarity with the law of your home country, or thorough subject knowledge in a related discipline such as accounting, management or business.
Stage 1 Core units: Principles of International Law, International Organisations, and the World Trade Organisation. Option units (choose two) - Corporate Law, International Dispute Resolution, International Cyber Law & Governance, and Contemporary issues: Work-based learning.
Stage 2 Option units (choose three): Patents and designs, Copyright and trademarks, International intellectual property practice (Patent Attorney route) or international intellectual property practice (Trade Mark Attorney route),
International intellectual property Rights, and Contemporary Issues: Work-based Learning.
Stage 3 Core unit: Dissertation.
Core units: Patents & Designs, Copyright & Trademarks, and International Intellectual Property Practice (Patent Attorney Route) or International Intellectual Property Practice (Trademark Attorney Route).
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Fee locale||Course duration|
|LLM||Full-time||September 2019||14,000 (Year 1)||International||12 12 Months|
|LLM||Full-time||September 2019||7,000 (Year 1)||Home/EU||12 12 Months|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Part-time||January 2019||4,900 (Whole course)||International||12 12 Months|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Part-time||January 2019||4,775 (Whole course)||Home/EU||12 12 Months|
|LLM||Full-time||January 2019||14,000 (Year 1)||International||16 16 Months|
|LLM||Full-time||January 2019||7,000 (Year 1)||Home/EU||16 16 Months|
|LLM||Full-time||September 2018||14,000 (Year 1)||International||12 12 Months|
|LLM||Full-time||September 2018||7,000 (Year 1)||Home/EU||12 12 Months|
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