Taught course

Intellectual Property Law

Institution
University of Aberdeen · School of Law
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

Normally, a 2.1 honours degree (or equivalent) in Law will be required to be accepted onto this programme. Relevant practical experience in a related field will also be beneficial.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Intellectual Property Law at Aberdeen provides a challenging and stimulating degree for engaging with a future that lies in innovation, that profits from effective brands and which builds on cultural heritage.

It is a constantly evolving field that explores the key issues of control and reward in innovation and society. It is concerned with areas such as literature and trademarks, brands, health and media and new information technologies such as 3D printing.

The programme offers an opportunity for students from the UK and overseas to explore a range of fascinating and multi-faceted legal and societal questions. Intellectual property law is a valuable asset to businesses and you will gain a deep understanding of its benefits and challenges within corporate and economic frameworks.

You will have the opportunity to learn about the power and challenges of intellectual property, including its limits in terms of innovation, creativity and development. In addition, the Law School also has other existing LLM courses that fit well within the programme, such as: World Trade Organisation: GATT, European Economic Law and International Commercial Arbitration.

This programme was designed with the assistance of intellectual property law experts as well as our internal staff at the University. With this combined input, you will gain unique insights into the subject and will advance your understanding of the factors that influence it. The programme has been carefully coordinated to align with the competencies required for today’s international job market.

The University of Aberdeen is known for attracting world-class teaching staff with international experience in their specialist subjects meaning you will have access to first rate teaching from globally respected thought leaders.

Qualification and course duration

LLM

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
School Administrator
Email
study@abdn.ac.uk