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Intellectual Property Law

The University of Manchester

LL.M.
12 months
Duration
19500 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
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About

The LLM in Intellectual Property Law offered at The University of Manchester gives you an in-depth understanding of the law concerning intellectual property and patents in modern business.

Overview

Our IP experts take you through the economic, social and philosophical aspects of IP law development and you will be encouraged 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.

Aims

The LLM in Intellectual Property Law offered at The University of Manchester aims are to develop your understanding of the law concerning intellectual property (IP) and patents in modern business. With experts in intellectual property law, you examine the economic, social and philosophical aspects of IP law development, advancing your knowledge in IP law and concomitant policy.

You will also learn about national and international grant, enforcement and defence of intellectual property rights on a multi-jurisdictional basis. You will connect the wider IP profession to important industry sectors such as life sciences, healthcare, communications and information technology.

Career opportunities

This master's course offers training for a professional career in IP law in a range of industries, such as life sciences, healthcare, communications and information technology sectors. It also allows the development of research skills for those wishing to pursue an academic career in IP law.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Trade Mark Law and Policy 
  • Patent Law and Policy
  • Copycight Law and Policy 
  • LL.M Dissertation 
  • Academic Skills for Legal Studies 
  • International Commercial Arbitration and 
  • Mediation Law 
  • Postgraduate Competition Law in an  International Context 
  • The Principles and Practice of Corporate Governance 
  • International Investment Law 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in law.
  • We therefore strongly recommend you include a personal statement (no more than 500 words) that demonstrates your understanding of the subject and your motivation for wanting to study the programme.
  • If your academic background is not directly related to the programme, you should supply an academic-standard writing sample on a subject related to the programme.
  • If English is not your native language, then you should provide an academic-standard writing sample in English directly related to the subject.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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