Taught course

Intellectual Property Law

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Law
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

2019 entry

A minimum UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent. Your degree does not have to be in the subject of law, but it must be from a recognised higher education institution.

We will also consider your other qualifications and professional experience as part of your application.

Entry to this programme is competitive. Meeting minimum requirements for consideration does not guarantee an offer of study.

2020 entry

A minimum UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in law.

We may also consider candidates with a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a non-law subject if they can demonstrate prior high-level study or experience of intellectual property topics.

Your other qualifications and professional experience will also be considered as part of your application.

Entry to this programme is competitive. Meeting minimum requirements for consideration does not guarantee an offer of study.

Months of entry

January

Course content

This programme aims to equip you with an advanced knowledge and understanding of intellectual property (IP) law and policy within a domestic (UK), regional (European) and international context.

The courses offered on the programme cover substantive law on all of the major IP rights including copyright, trademarks, patents, designs, confidentiality and trade secrets. The courses also address global IP policy-making and the framework of international treaties that govern IP law, IP and human rights, legal aspects of commercialising and enforcing

IP and competition law perspectives. Where relevant, the potential impacts and consequences of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU (Brexit) are also considered.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    part time
    32 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Edinburgh Law School Online Learning Office
Email
llm.distance@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 650 7129