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Trade Mark Law and Practice

University of Technology Sydney

Postgraduate Certificate Online
6 months
Duration
22675 AUD/full
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About

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.

Overview

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.

Careers

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

  • The course requires completion of 24 credit points of core subjects.
  • Subjects are timetabled annually, but not all subjects are offered every session.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 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).
  • To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.
  • English proficiency requirement is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22675 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22675 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.

Funding

  • Australia Awards Scholarships (Australian Government Scholarships)
  • Dr Chau Chak Wing Scholarship (KTP Master Degree)
  • International Postgraduate Coursework Full Tuition Scholarship
  • LATAM International Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship
  • Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • UTS 30th Anniversary Study Abroad Accommodation Scholarship
  • UTS ATN-LATAM Scholarships
  • 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

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