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Intellectual Property and the Digital Economy

University of Glasgow

12 months
21650 GBP/year
10000 GBP/year
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Within the rapidly globalising environment of intellectual property and digital commerce, this Intellectual Property and the Digital Economy programme from University of Glasgow provides you with a unique opportunity to specialise in this increasingly important area of law.


  • You will develop a critical understanding of a wide range of issues concerning the legal regulation of intellectual property and the digital economy.
  • You will benefit from access to and engagement with the Law School’s leading UK Copyright and Creative Economy Research Centre: CREATe.
  • CREATe is a pioneering academic initiative led by the School of Law at the University of Glasgow. Since 2012, CREATe has delivered over 60 interdisciplinary research projects, while also being host to renowned international conferences such as EPIP 2015 and ISHTIP 2016. More recently, CREATe’s research played a key role in the European Parliament debate leading to the amendment of Article 17 (then Article 13) of the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive, with its contribution cited by policymakers in official reports and hearings.


The Intellectual Property and the Digital Economy programme from University of Glasgow provides high-level training at the intersection of law and technology - an area of crucial importance to legal professionals everywhere. The emphasis on research will help you to develop excellent analytical and writing skills highly sought after by potential employers. Internship opportunities with leading global and local firms support the development of further skills.  Career paths include roles in law firms, entertainment and media companies, international organisations, government and non-governmental organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Issues in Intellectual Property Law
  • Copyright in the Digital Environment
  • International and Comparative Intellectual Property Law
  • International Competition Law
  • Patents and Innovation
  • Trade Marks and Brands

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

A 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in law or other subject with at least 50% of the credits in law.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21650 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • UK Part-time fee: £1112 per 20 credits

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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