12 months
26250 GBP/year
17250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Study this Intellectual Property Law LLM programme offered at Queen Mary University of London and scrutinise the policies affecting intellectual property and technology law under the guidance of leading scholars in the field. Delve into a range of engaging topics involving the protection of inventions, products, trade marks, creative works and more. 

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What you'll study

Study Intellectual Property Law  at Queen Mary University of London  to a high level on this reputable LLM. Get practical insight of the day-to-day business of being a patent attorney/litigator while developing a strong understanding of the academic knowledge needed to apply the law.  

Intellectual property law has become an interdisciplinary field comprised of law, engineering, medical science, economics, and numerous other fields. The Intellectual Property LLM explores the foundations of this area of law with relation to patents, trademarks, agricultural and medical biotechnology, copyright and related rights and more.

You will be part of a truly international cohort, with fellow students attending from over 80 countries across the world. You will work with academics and professionals with experiences from different jurisdictions, enriching your class discussions and debates.

You will also get the chance to apply for a 12-month paid traineeship at the OHIM or EPO under the Pan-European Seal Professional Traineeship programme. This invaluable opportunity could help you get a foot in the door of the competitive world of IP through valuable on-the-job, multicultural professional work experience.


You will need to complete 180 credits in total.

Full year programme:

  • 180 credits of taught modules (this can include a 30 credits elective dissertation)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Animal Law, Media and Culture
  • International and Comparative Copyright Law
  • Licensing Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property and Fashion: Art and Culture
  • International and Comparative Law of Unfair Competition
  • Global Intellectual Property Law
  • Interactive Entertainment Law
  • The Law of Film 
  • Intellectual Property Law in China
  • Trade Secrets

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Degree requirements 

  • A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in Law or a degree with substantial law content.
  • Law graduates with a 2:2 honours degree who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify.
Other routes
  • Non-law graduates with a minimum second class honours degree, that have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non-law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least five years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-Time (The course fee is charged per annum for 2 years) 

  • UK: £8,650
  • International: £13,150

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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