Taught course

Intellectual Property Law LLM pathway

University of Birmingham · Birmingham Law School

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good Honours degree in law, or a degree in another discipline augmented with a pass in the Common Professional Examination.

Months of entry


Course content

Intellectual property law is a niche area with huge applications, critical to fostering innovation and the protection of ideas.

Our LLM Intellectual Property Law cuts across disciplines, sectors and perspectives with opportunities to critically reflect and explore the challenges from every aspect, from commercial business to fashion, medicine to the creative arts.
This programme is ideal for anyone seeking knowledge of the main legislative instruments at both a national and international level. Students will have the opportunity to develop familiarity with some of the major cases and developments in these areas. Intellectual Property law is constantly responding to technological developments, and our diverse curriculum reflects this.

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

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