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Trade Mark Law and Practice

University of Technology Sydney

Postgraduate Certificate Online
6 months
983 AUD/credit
Tuition fee
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UTS has established expertise and a reputation for providing courses relevant to the needs of the patent and trade marks professions. The Trade Mark Law and Practice course from University of Technology Sydney fulfils the entire educational requirements for registration as an Australian trade marks attorney under the knowledge requirements of the Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Board. 

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The unique feature of this Trade Mark Law and Practice course from University of Technology Sydney is that it may be undertaken entirely online, removing the need for students to attend face-to-face classes.

This course provides graduates with an understanding of the principles of: 

  • the registered trade mark system in Australia and New Zealand, including the protection of unregistered marks and related forms of protection against misleading or unfair trading conduct in Australia and New Zealand
  • legal process and professional conduct regulation of trade mark attorneys and Trans-Tasman patent attorneys in Australia and New Zealand.


Graduates can seek registration as an Australian trade marks attorney in Australia and New Zealand. Other career options include: IP lawyer, trade mark portfolio manager, policy maker and government regulator.

Programme Structure

  • Subjects are timetabled annually, but not all subjects are offered every session.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




24 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider No: 00099F

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.
  • Applicants who have not gained the requisite tertiary qualifications may be provisionally admitted into the program if they can provide evidence of equivalent work experience. Such applicants should also contact the Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Board to clarify the full requirements for registration as a trade marks attorney. Admission is at the discretion of the associate dean (education).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    983 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 983 AUD per credit and a duration of 6 months.
  • A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).


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  • UTS Grant for Masters by Coursework Students
  • UTS Nepal Scholarship (Postgraduate Coursework)
  • UTS Study Abroad Excellence Scholarship

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Trade Mark Law and Practice
University of Technology Sydney


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