If you are a law graduate, a practising lawyer or a business professional from anywhere in the world and you wish to develop specialist legal and commercial expertise in intellectual property law and technology, this LLM in International Studies in Intellectual Property Law course at the University of West London could give you the skills you need.
You will study the most important components of international intellectual property law, such as copyright, patents and trademarks, and how these forms of intellectual property are protected in the digital age. You will look at the European and international aspects of patent law, as well as legal questions associated with new technologies, multimedia and cyberspace.
In addition to these specialised topics, you will examine international commercial law and related subjects. This will help to put IP into the context of modern international business relations.
Study & career progressionOrganisations that focus on international practice will have particular need for your skills and knowledge. Once you graduate, you will be able to seek employment opportunities with firms specialising in:
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Intellectual Property in the Digital Economy
- Commercial Intellectual Property Law
- International Commercial Arbitration and Mediation
- International Commercial Law
- Research Methodology
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesPatent & Intellectual Property Law International Law View 48 other Masters in Patent & Intellectual Property Law in United Kingdom
- You should have an honours degree from a UK university or equivalent that includes law content.
- If you have at least three years of legal or relevant commercial work experience you will also be considered subject to an interview.
- We may also offer you a place based on relevant experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications are considered individually.
International13750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13750 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8950 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8950 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK/EU: £4,475
- International: £6,875
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Scholarships and bursaries offered by UWL offer only a partial contribution to fees, students are advised to research a combination of funding sources for their studies. Each student will be granted a maximum of one scholarship or bursary from their applications, the highest value reduction will be applied.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.