Entry requirements

A 2:2 or above at undergraduate level in Natural Sciences, Medical Sciences or Engineering for the Professional stream. Applicants with a degree in Mathematics, Computer Science or Economics with substantial science and technology study will also be considered..

For the Business stream, applicants with a 2:2 degree at undergraduate level in any subject will be considered.

The minimum English Language requirements for entry to postgraduate degree programmes within the School Law are: 7.0 overall including 7.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Months of entry


Course content

There is increased need for expertise in intellectual property law and management in industry, commerce and the innovative and creative industries. This Management of Intellectual Property MSc offers an invaluable practical point of view of the application of IP law, and the academic knowledge that underpins it.

  • Internationally recognised staff who are advisers to international organisations such as the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), the European Patent Office (EPO), the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) and the European Commission
  • Opportunity to gain a 12-month paid traineeship at the OHIM or EPO under the Pan-European Seal Professional Traineeship programme
  • Be a part of Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute (QMIPRI), which runs regular research discussions, seminars and annual events
  • Study at one of the top 10 law schools in the UK for the quality of our research and teaching (REF 2014)
  • Choose either a professional pathway or business pathway to suit your background and career trajectory

Fees and funding

See website for more details on programme fees and funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    21 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School of Law
+44 (0)20 7882 8223