Nottingham Law School

Nottingham Trent University

Intellectual Property Law

Students will explore the internationally important area of intellectual property law and learn how intellectual property rights impinge on many commercial areas.

Entry requirements

A good law degree, 2.2 or above. Applicants whose 1st degree is not law will be required to provide evidence of commitment to the LLM subject that they wish to study. Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill (or equivalent).

Course modules

Modules include: competition and intellectual property (IP) law in the European Union (EU); intellectual property; IP public health medical innovation; sport and intellectual property law; dissertation; data protection and privacy.

Assessment methods

In each case modules are assessed through 1 piece of course work. This usually takes the form of a problem or essay style question, but will vary by module. Students can submit and receive feedback on assessments over the course of each module. The dissertation is 18,000 to 20,000 words and is researched and written independently under the guidance of an expert academic.

Sponsorship information

Students who are in practice may obtain funding from their employer; bursaries are normally available for this course and are equivalent to up to half the UK/EU fees; the bursaries are competitive and are awarded on the basis of: evidence of the pursuit of excellence in individual performance and/or experience outside education; a written statement indicating the anticipated academic and career benefits applicants may receive from studying this programme.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Nottingham NG1 4BU East Midlands

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Nottingham Law School
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0115 848 4460