12 months
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19900 EUR/year
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About

By combining information technology and intellectual property law together, this Intellectual Property and Information Technology programme from University College Dublin offers a deeper understanding of the interrelationship between these two topics which have emerged as significant areas in the future development of law. 

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Overview

The School has established links with the UCD School of Computer Science and Informatics to promote greater understanding in the information technology area. Members of staff in the Sutherland School of Law have engaged in major research in this area spanning the full range of information technology and intellectual property from internet filtering, data protection to the protection of confidential information.

Careers & Employability

The aim of this Intellectual Property and Information Technology programme from University College Dublin is to equip graduates with the knowledge, skills and capacity to work in the area of information technology and intellectual property law, whether domestically or internationally, as a practising lawyer, in-house legal adviser, policy maker or researcher. Companies include Arthur Cox, Slaughter & May.

Several UCD careers events are held throughout the year, including dedicated law careers fairs which are attended by top employers. For specific careers advice, the UCD Sutherland School of Law has a dedicated careers advisor on its academic faculty.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • Trade Mark Law
  • Advanced Issues in European Competition Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • NGOs: Law, Governance and Social Change
  • Law of the ECHR

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a Law degree, or an inter-disciplinary degree in which law was a major component. Applicants must have achieved at least an upper second class honours or equivalent.
  • Applicants holding a Graduate Diploma in Law (60 ECTS Credits) may be considered but will normally be admitted only where they can show an exceptionally strong performance in both their undergraduate degree and diploma.
  • Exemption from these requirements may be given to those with significant, relevant, practical experience or those with a graduate qualification at Masters level or higher in a relevant discipline. Such applicants should state clearly in their application why they feel their qualifications/experiences are appropriate for admission to the programme.
  • These are the minimum entry requirements – additional criteria may be requested for some programmes 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19900 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9320 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9320 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part Time:

  • EU-fee per year - € 4660
  • nonEU-fee per year - € 9950

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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