Intellectual Property Law (Online Distance Learning), LL.M.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
The University of Edinburgh Online
The LLM in Intellectual Property Law will enable you to study the fundamental principles behind the laws of intellectual property.
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About

The programme aims to provide you with an advanced knowledge of substantive intellectual property law, and of the place and role of intellectual property within domestic, regional and international contexts.

This programme enables you to develop a fully rounded understanding of intellectual property rights, their role in society and the impact of intellectual property (IP) on global economics and development.

The programme aims to equip students with an advanced knowledge and understanding of IP law within an international, European and domestic (UK) context.

The programme covers all the major IP rights, including copyright, designs, trade marks, and patents as well as confidentiality, passing off, database rights and other IP protection.

The programme also addresses global policy-making and the framework of international treaties that govern intellectual property law, as well as consideration of IP rights in their social, cultural and commercial contexts.

Programme Structure

2015/16 core modules

You must complete a total of six courses (120 credit points), four of which must be core IP law courses, and complete a dissertation (60 credit points) over your chosen period of study.

  • Intellectual Property Law - Copyright and Related Rights
  • Intellectual Property Law - Industrial Property
  • International Intellectual Property Law
  • Legal Aspects of Managing Intellectual Property

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Part-time
  • Credits
    90 ECTS 180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)
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A UK 2:1 honours degree or its equivalent if outside the UK

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