Intellectual Property Law
This programme is designed to equip you with an advanced knowledge and understanding of intellectual property law within an international, European and domestic (UK) setting.
The core subjects of the programme cover both substantive intellectual property law and the place and role of intellectual property, not just in its legal context but also in its social, ethical, cultural and commercial contexts. The programme spans patents, copyright, trade marks, designs, database rights, breach of confidence, passing off and sui generis rights, as well as investigating a range of issues which underpin contemporary intellectual property law and policy.
A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in law.
We may also consider a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a social science subject.
Please check whether your international qualifications meet our general entry requirements.
English language requirements
All applicants must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of their English language ability:
- an undergraduate or masters degree, that was taught and assessed in English in a majority English speaking country as defined by UK Visas and Immigration
- UKVI list of majority English speaking countries
- IELTS: total 7.0 (at least 6.5 in each module)
- TOEFL-iBT: total 100 (at least 23 in each module)
- PTE(A): total 67 (at least 61 in each of the "Communicative Skills" sections)
- CAE and CPE: total 185 (at least 176 in each module)
- Trinity ISE: ISE III with a pass in all four components
Degrees taught and assessed in English must be no more than two and a half years old at the beginning of your degree programme. Language tests must be no more than two years old at the beginning of your degree programme.
This programme offers a range of courses from the field of intellectual property with an international perspective, giving you the option to tailor the programme to suit your needs and interests.
For 2017/18 the programme structure consists of 180 credits, comprising taught courses worth 120 credits (60 credits per semester) and a 10,000 word dissertation worth 60 credits.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Fee locale||Course duration|
|LLM||Full-time||September 2018||1 Years|
|LLM||Part-time||September 2018||2 Years|
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