Bournemouth University

Intellectual Property

This part-time course provides a development opportunity and will increase your prospects and employability by giving you practical skills and theoretical knowledge that firms and Intellectual Property departments, alike, are demanding. It is designed to give a detailed overview of substantive intellectual property law. On successful completion of this course, you will obtain full exemptions from the foundation level examinations for qualification as a patent attorney or trade mark attorney in the UK (IPReg/CIPA/ITMA). Please indicate on your application form if you want to follow the patent attorney or trade mark attorney path. You can complete this course whilst in full-time employment; more than 80% of our students are sponsored by their employers. If you do not have prior legal knowledge you will be supported by a range of online activities relating to foundational principles of law (such as English legal system, contract law and tort).

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

Core units: Patents & Designs, Copyright & Trademarks, International Intellectual Property Practice (Patent Attorney Route) and International Intellectual Property Practice (Trademark Attorney Route)

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,775 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 5 months
PgCert Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,775 per Whole course (Scotland) 5 months
PgCert Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,775 per Whole course (Wales) 5 months
PgCert Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,775 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 5 months
PgCert Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,775 per Whole course (EU) 5 months
PgCert Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,775 per Whole course (England) 5 months
PgCert Part-time January 2017 GBP 4,900 per Whole course (International) 5 months

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