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Intellectual Property

University of Technology Sydney

Master Online
18 months
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945 AUD/credit
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About

The University of Technology Sydney Master of Intellectual Property is the first course at an Australian university that fulfils the entire educational requirements for registration as a registered Trans-Tasman patent attorney in Australia and New Zealand under the Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Board, as well as registration as an Australian trade marks attorney.

Overview

University of Technology Sydney has established expertise in and a reputation for providing courses relevant to the needs of the patent and trade mark professions. 

The unique feature of this Intellectual Property course is that it may be undertaken entirely online, removing the need for students to attend face-to-face classes.

Course aims

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
  • patents law, patents systems, interpretation and validity of, including the content and implications of a patent specification and claims as well as related confidential information and know-how enabling them to advise upon possible questions of patent infringement, validity and compliance
  • design law and practice in Australia and New Zealand enabling them to advise upon possible questions of design infringement, validity and compliance
  • legal process and professional conduct regulation of trade mark attorneys and Trans-Tasman patent attorneys in Australia and New Zealand.

Graduates may also choose from optional subjects, including copyright law, global aspects of intellectual property law, intellectual property and traditional knowledge, intellectual property and human rights and intellectual property commercialisation.

Careers

Depending on the subjects taken, graduates may seek registration as a trade mark attorney and/or Trans-Tasman patent attorney in Australia and New Zealand. Arts administrators or media professionals may enhance career options through building expertise in the commercialisation or management of intellectual property assets. Other career options include patent and trade marks attorney, IP lawyer, IP portfolio manager, policy maker and government regulator.

Programme Structure

  • The course requires completion of 48 credit points of subjects.
  •  As part of this course, students must complete Preparing for Intellectual Property Practice.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Online group works/assignments

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

  • 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.
  • Previous qualifications can be in any discipline. Admission is at the discretion of the associate dean (education).
  • The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications 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.
  • Visa requirement: 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    945 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 945 AUD per credit and a duration of 18 months.

For this course, the cost per credit point for 2020 is $945. The total credit points are 48.

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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