Nottingham Law School

Nottingham Trent University

Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual property is an exciting and increasingly important area of law, particularly internationally and EU-wide. On this course you'll have opportunities to explore intellectual property law in both UK and EU contexts, together with the links to competition law and sport. **Why choose this course?** - Explore Intellectual Property Law in UK and EU contexts. - Learn how intellectual property rights impinge on many commercial areas and study the links to competition law and sport. - Learn from expert teaching staff such as Janice Denoncourt, an experienced practitioner and author of core textbooks who has been sponsored by the European Patent Office. - Complement your study of Intellectual Property Law with two modules from other LLM subject areas. - Choose to study full-time or part-time. - Attend an International Summer School and explore Law in a European context. - Scholarships are available. - Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes. Email us for details. **99% of our postgraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, postgraduate leavers 2016/17)**

Entry requirements

LLM: 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. You can submit and receive feedback on assessments over the course of each module. The dissertation consists of a 1000 word reflective report based on pre-set questions, and an assignment of 12,000 words which 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 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 7,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
NTU Admissions
Telephone number: 
01158484200