Entry requirements

  • A good law degree, 2.2 or above.
  • Applicants whose first degree is not Law will be required to provide evidence of commitment to the LLM subject that they wish to study.
  • Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers.

We specify these minimum entry requirements, but we will assess you individually on your ability to benefit from the course. We sometimes offer places on the basis of non-standard entry qualifications, and industrial or professional experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Intellectual property is an exciting and increasingly important area of law, particularly internationally and EU-wide. On this course you'll have opportunities to explore intellectual property law in both UK and EU contexts, together with the links to competition law and sport.

About LLM Intellectual Property

You will explore the internationally important area of Intellectual Property Law and learn how intellectual property rights impinge on many commercial areas.

Why choose this course?

  • Explore Intellectual Property Law in UK and EU contexts.
  • Learn how intellectual property rights impinge on many commercial areas and study the links to competition law and sport.
  • Learn from expert teaching staff such as Janice Denoncourt, an experienced practitioner and author of core textbooks who has been sponsored by the European Patent Office.
  • Complement your study of Intellectual Property Law with two modules from other LLM subject areas.
  • Choose to study full-time or part-time.
  • Attend an International Summer School and explore Law in a European context.
  • Scholarships are available.
  • Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes. Email us for details.
  • 98% of our postgraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, postgraduate leavers 2016-17).


Nottingham Law School

The School is one of the largest university law schools in the UK, enjoying a national and international reputation for delivering high quality education and training across a broad range of academic and professional courses. It has strong ties with many leading law firms both locally and nationally.

Modules

Modules you can choose from include:

  • Competition and Intellectual Property Law in the European Union
  • Intellectual Property, Public Health and Medical Innovation
  • Intellectual Property and Innovation
  • Sport, Intellectual Property and Commerce.

Information for international students

International qualifications

We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our UG and PG degrees. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page.

Foundation courses

If you need to do a foundation course to meet our course requirements please visit Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you’re already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit our foundation courses page.

English language entry requirements

If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. For this course, we usually require one of the following:

  • IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill.
  • An equivalent English language qualification.

For a list of our language requirements please visit our English language page.

If you need to do a pre-sessional English language course to meet the English requirements please visit our pre-sessional English course page.

Fees and funding

Nottingham Law School offers a number of competitive scholarships. Please visit our website for more details.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
applications@ntu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)115 848 4200