Brunel University London

Brunel University London

International Intellectual Property Law

The programme provides students with extensive knowledge on the fundamentals of intellectual property as well as the opportunity to develop specialised skills through a wide range of elective modules on different aspects of this complex area.

Entry requirements

A UK 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in law; other related disciplines and qualifications will be considered and in such cases assessed on an individual basis by the postgraduate director and an interview may be required; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 in all areas); Pearson 58 (with a minimum of 51 in all subscores); or BrunELT 65 per cent (with a minimum of 60 per cent in all areas).

Course modules

Modules include: philosophical foundations of intellectual property; international intellectual property law; patent law and practice; trade marks and allied rights. Optional modules include: EU competition law; privacy and data protection; media law and regulation; internet law 1 (substantive legal issues); patent law and practice; trade marks and allied rights; internet law 2 (resolving internet-related legal issues and disputes); copyright, design and allied rights; managing intellectual property; EU intellectual property law.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by essays and pre-release examinations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 - 15 months
LLM Part-time September 2016 - 27 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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