Intellectual Property Law LLM
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- Degree awarded
- 12 months full-time
- Entry requirements
A minimum Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in law.
- Number of places/applicants
- There is no limit on the number of places available.
- How to apply
For September 2016 entry, the deadline for applications will be 15 June 2016 for International applicants, and 15 August 2016 for Home/EU applicants.
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The LLM Intellectual Property Law will give you a thorough understanding of the law concerning intellectual property and patents in modern business.
Our intellectual property (IP) experts will take you through the economic, social and philosophical aspects of IP law development and encourage you to critically analyse the current legal framework. You will gain advanced knowledge in IP law and concomitant policy, and learn about national and international grant, enforcement and defence of intellectual property rights on a multi-jurisdictional basis.
With research expertise in important industry sectors such as life sciences, healthcare, communications and information technology, our teaching staff offer strong links to the wider IP profession. Contentious issues in intellectual property are connected to developments in high-tech sectors as well as the arts and popular culture, so the course has appeal to a wide range of backgrounds and IP-related careers.
The Postgraduate Taught Open Day will take place on 25 November 2015 on campus. Please check our website for details.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2016, the tuition fees are as follows:
- LLM (full-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £7,700
International students (per annum): £15,500
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
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