University of Reading

University of Reading

Intellectual Property Law and Management

Intellectual property has a central role in the enhancement of creativity, innovation and commercial growth in the modern economy. The programme is designed to respond to the emergent demand for professionals who have studied intellectual property law to a high level. The programme will be relevant to graduates wishing to acquire advanced knowledge of legal and business aspects of intellectual property in a commercial context.

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good undergraduate Honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). If you have other qualifications and a number of years' relevant work experience then you also be eligible to apply. We encourage applications from a non-law background and all applications will be assessed on their merit.

Course modules

Modules include: International and comparative intellectual property law; copyright and designs; patents and trade marks; project skills; management of creative and cultural organisations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 9,975 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
LLM Full-time £ 15,225 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
LLM Part-time £ 8,374 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months
LLM Part-time £ 5,486 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

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