The University of Law

The University of Law

Legal Practice (Intellectual Property)

The course will deliver a Master's- level insight into different aspects of intellectual property law, combining taught modules on intellectual property, research methods, and related commercial topics with a dissertation on an aspect of intellectual property law and practice of the student's own choice.

Entry requirements

Students should possess a UK bachelors degree in any subject at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. Students applying from outside of the UK must also possess an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Course modules

Compulsory Modules;
- International Intellectual Property Practice
- Research Methods Module

A choice of two optional modules from;
- International Dispute Resolution Practice
- International Commercial Law & Practice
- International Competition/Anti-Trust Practice
- International Joint Ventures

In addition students will complete a 60 credit 15,000 word practice-focused dissertation on a subject of their own choice related to intellectual property.

Assessment methods

For the International Intellectual Property Practice module and other law modules, there is a coursework style Module Assignment (20 credits) and a Portfolio Report (10 credits) both of which must be submitted by the same assessment deadline (usually 5 months after module commencement). The research methods module will be assessed by presentation of a detailed written dissertation proposal. The dissertation will be assessed by submission of the dissertation itself.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM On-line study January 2017 GBP 8,500 per Whole course (Wales) 5 years
LLM On-line study January 2017 GBP 8,500 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 5 years
LLM On-line study January 2017 GBP 8,500 per Whole course (EU) 5 years
LLM On-line study January 2017 GBP 8,500 per Whole course (England) 5 years
LLM On-line study January 2017 GBP 8,500 per Whole course (International) 5 years
LLM On-line study January 2017 GBP 8,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 5 years
LLM On-line study January 2017 GBP 8,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 5 years
LLM On-line study July 2017 GBP 8,500 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 5 years
LLM On-line study July 2017 GBP 8,500 per Whole course (EU) 5 years
LLM On-line study July 2017 GBP 8,500 per Whole course (England) 5 years
LLM On-line study July 2017 GBP 8,500 per Whole course (International) 5 years
LLM On-line study July 2017 GBP 8,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 5 years
LLM On-line study July 2017 GBP 8,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 5 years
LLM On-line study July 2017 GBP 8,500 per Whole course (Wales) 5 years

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Contact: 
Admissions Enquiries (Law)
Telephone number: 
01483 216500