Entry requirements

You will need a good degree in Law (minimum 2.2), or, an honours degree in another discipline plus either the CPE (Common Professional Examination) or GDL (Graduate Diploma in Law) conversion qualification. Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers.

Months of entry


Course content

The creation, identification and management of intellectual property rights is of growing importance in the modern world, particularly given the significant growth of the availability and sharing of information by electronic means. The LLM Intellectual Property Law offers the opportunity to gain significant insight into the legal frameworks and principles underpinning this burgeoning sector.

The LLM Intellectual Property Law will support you in gaining a high-level appreciation of the scope of intellectual property law and the principles and rationale which underpin the law. This is reinforced by developing awareness of a range of critiques which pertain to the sector, including those relating to the scope and applicability of the various rights.

The LLM Intellectual Property Law is available on a full-time or part-time basis.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 is required by applicants whose first language is not English.

Fees and funding

UK students
2016 entry: £5,900 (full-time); £2,950 per year (part-time)
International students
2016 entry: £12,600 (full-time); £6,300 per year (part-time)

Nottingham Law School offers a number of competitive scholarships. Please visit www.ntu.ac.uk/scholarshipsnls for more details.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Nottingham Law School Enquiries
+44 (0)115 848 4460