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The University of Law

The University of Law

Legal Practice (Intellectual Property) (Online)

Rapid globalisation has fostered the demand for professionals who can master the challenges of working in an environment where business meets law. Combining taught modules on legal and commercial topics, our online LLM opens many doors. With a strong focus on employability and the production of client-facing documentation, the Master of Laws (LLM) in Legal Practice will equip you with practical skills you can take with you directly into the workplace.

Entry requirements

LLM: Students should possess a UK bachelors degree in any subject at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. Students applying from outside of the UK must also possess an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: International intellectual property practice; research methods module.

A choice of two optional modules from: International dispute resolution practice; international commercial law and practice; international competition/anti-trust practice; international joint ventures.

In addition students will complete a 60 credit 15,000 word practice-focused dissertation on a subject of their own choice related to intellectual property.

Assessment methods

For each of the modules, there will be a Module Assignment requiring completion of a series of drafting tasks, and also the completion and submission of a Portfolio Report in the subject area. The Research Methods module will be assessed by submission of a detailed written dissertation proposal. The dissertation is assessed by submission of the dissertation itself.

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Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
LLM Online study July 2019 £ 8,500 (Whole course) Home/EU 5 Years

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