A minimum of a 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 and meeting the minimum requirements for consideration does not guarantee an offer of study.
Months of entry
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.
Fees and funding
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time32 months
- Online learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Edinburgh Law School Online Learning Office
- +44 (0)131 650 2386