University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Intellectual Property Law (Intellectual Property Office)

The course enables students to make a career in environments that deal with such issues and is also of benefit to academics and lawyers who want to specialise in this field; candidates study the principle areas of intellectual property law; namely patents; trademarks; copyright and designs; the specialist area of information technology law; which all have an impact on a number of intellectual property rights and associated principles of exploitation and ethics.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree 2.2 or above; or a relevant professional qualification or other professional qualifications including equivalent international qualifications; applicants who do not have formal qualifications are considered on the basis of experience in accordance with the university�s policy; international students must have English to IELTS 6.5.

Course modules

Modules include: Patent law; trademark law; copyright and design law; information technology law; contractual and tortious obligations; legal sources and systems; European law.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time £ 2,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Treforest Campus Pontypridd CF37 1DL Wales

Key information

Enquiries and Admissions Unit
Telephone number: 
08455 767778