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International Commerical Law (PATHWAY - Intellectual Property Law and Management)

* Links with employers and opportunities to gain real-world experience

* Interdisciplinary approach combining law and business

* Choose from modules offered by the Schools of Law and Arts and Communication Design, and Henley Business School

* Leads to careers in life sciences, healthcare, communications and IT sectors, law firms, entertainment and media companies, international organisations, government and non-governmental organisations and academia (subject to further study)

**Law at Reading**

The University of Reading School of Law is a leading UK law school with a world-class reputation and global outlook.

We were ranked 10th for research intensity in the most recent national assessment, with 100% of our research judged to be of international standing.[1]

We offer a dynamic and international learning environment. Our teaching is supported by first-class research conducted by renowned experts across the main fields of national, European and international law.

Our Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation is a forum for conducting research and disseminating knowledge on international commercial law. You will also benefit from our strong links with the Graduate Institute of Political and International Studies, Henley Business School, and the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Centre.

Students on the Global Law LLM programmes benefit from links with the Walker Institute, the School of Politics, Economics and International Relations, the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, and with Global Law at Reading (GLAR). Based at the School of Law, GLAR is a research hub that offers networking, conference and work experience opportunities.

Alongside your core subjects, there will be career development and co-curricular opportunities and a series of guest lectures by practitioners.

We offer double master's programmes with a wide range of leading partner universities worldwide, including Peking University and Renmin University in China, ALBA in Greece, MGIMO in Russia, Hanyang University in South Korea, and CYCU and National Taipei University in Taiwan.

[1] Research Excellence Framework, 2014.

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good undergraduate Honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). If you have other qualifications and a number of years' relevant work experience then you also be eligible to apply.

Standard requirement is a 2:1 or higher in an undergraduate degree. However, our participants come with a variety of relevant legal and non-legal experience and all applicants are considered on individual merit.

Course modules

Sample modules may include:

* Advanced issues in international commercial law

* International and comparative intellectual property law

* Copyrights and designs

* Patents and trademarks

* Management in creative and cultural organisations

Check our website for more details of the course structure.


These course fees cover the cost of your tuition. Some courses will require additional payments for field trips and extra resources. You will also need to budget for your accommodation and living costs.
For part-time fees please contact the university.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
LLM Full-time January 2018 GBP 15,650 (Whole course) International 12 Months
LLM Full-time January 2018 GBP 7,360 (Whole course) Home/EU 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2018 GBP 15,650 (Whole course) International 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 (Whole course) Home/EU 12 Months
LLM Part-time January 2018 GBP 15,650 (Whole course) International 24 Months
LLM Part-time January 2018 GBP 7,360 (Whole course) Home/EU 24 Months

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