Edinburgh Law School

University of Edinburgh

Intellectual Property Law

The LLM in Intellectual Property Law enables you to study the fundamental principles behind the laws of intellectual property.

The programme aims to provide you with an advanced knowledge of substantive intellectual property law, and of the place and role of intellectual property within domestic, regional and international contexts.

This programme enables you to develop a fully rounded understanding of intellectual property rights, their role in society and the impact of intellectual property (IP) on global economics and development.

The programme aims to equip students with an advanced knowledge and understanding of IP law within an international, European and domestic (UK) context.

The programme covers all the major IP rights, including copyright, designs, trade marks, and patents as well as confidentiality, passing off, database rights and other IP protection.

The programme also addresses global policy-making and the framework of international treaties that govern intellectual property law, as well as consideration of IP rights in their social, cultural and commercial contexts.

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM On-line study January 2017 - 20 months
LLM On-line study January 2017 - 32 months
LLM On-line study September 2017 - 2 years
LLM On-line study September 2017 - 3 years

Campus details

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Distance learning

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Law Distance learning team
Telephone number: 
0131 650 7129