Edinburgh Law School

University of Edinburgh

Intellectual Property Law (Online Learning)

This Master of Laws (LLM) programme enables you to develop a fully rounded understanding of intellectual property (IP) rights. It aims to equip students with an advanced knowledge and understanding of IP law and policy within a domestic (UK), regional (European) and international context. The programme covers substantive law on all of 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 the international treaties that govern IP law, legal aspects of commercialising and enforcing IP and a range of topical legal and policy issues.

Entry requirements

LLM: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

Students must successfully complete six courses, four of which must be compulsory courses, and a dissertation during their chosen duration of study. Courses listed below are for the 2018/19 academic year • Intellectual Property Law - Industrial Property • Legal Aspects of Managing Intellectual Property • European Competition and Innovation • International Intellectual Property System • Intellectual Property and Human Rights . / Students can also choose courses within the areas of commercial law, information technology law and medical law. See our website for detailed programme information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM On-line study September 2019 10,350 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
LLM On-line study September 2019 10,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
LLM On-line study September 2019 10,350 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
LLM On-line study September 2019 10,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
LLM On-line study September 2019 10,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
LLM On-line study September 2019 10,350 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
LLM On-line study September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 Years
LLM On-line study September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 Years
LLM On-line study September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (England) 3 Years
LLM On-line study September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (EU) 3 Years
LLM On-line study September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 Years
LLM On-line study September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Law Online Learning Team
Telephone number: 
01316507129