Graduates of the Master of Laws (LLM) in Legal Practice (Intellectual Property) will possess career-ready skills in:
All major IP rights - copyright, trademarks, patents, designs, and other IP protection
The global policy framework that governs IP law
The role and impact of IP in society and on global economics
IP rights in diverse social, cultural, and commercial contexts
The practical application of IP theory to real-world scenarios
The course can be studied over a period of up to 5 years. Each study module carries 30 credits, and the dissertation carries 60 credits. As an online student you will have access to the following resources:
- Online portal for articles and primary source information: Business Source Complete, Keynote, Financial Times Newspaper Online and Emerald Database
- Law Resource Pack with statutory extracts, institutional rules, guidelines and court rules you will consult for each module
- Learning outcome mind maps, tuition videos, and key articles with discussion questions
- Unit introductions, i-Tutorials, reading lists, video demonstrations
- Consolidation of each unit which includes core content review and summaries
- UK bachelor’s degree in any subject at 2.2 or above, or its equivalent.
- English language equivalent of IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
The Master of Laws (LLM) in Legal Practice (Intellectual Property) programme is made up of of two compulsory modules and two elective modules.
All students are required to submit a 15,000 word dissertation on intellectual property law. Follow this link to see the full programme syllabus.
Based on the class of January 2017