Taught course

Intellectual Property and the Digital Economy

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Law
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (e.g. a GPA of 3.0 or above) in law or other subject with at least 50% of the credits in law.

International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Within the rapidly globalising environment of intellectual property and digital commerce, this programme provides you with a unique opportunity to specialise in this increasingly important area of law.

  • You will develop a critical understanding of a wide range of issues concerning the legal regulation of intellectual property and the digital economy.
  • You will benefit from access to and engagement with the Law School’s newly established £8M Research Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy: CREATe.
  • CREATe is a pioneering academic initiative – led by the Law School at the University of Glasgow – designed to help the UK cultural and creative industries thrive and become innovation leaders within the global digital economy.
  • You will have the opportunity to apply for a summer internship at firms that specialise in intellectual property matters. At present, our strategic partners include: (i) Burness Paull & Williamsons, a top tier Scottish commercial law firm with extensive expertise in IP, IT and Information Law; and (ii) Cloch Solicitors, a boutique Scottish IP law firm.
  • You will benefit from our excellent facilities including the dedicated School of Law library; our main University library also contains our extensive collection of legal materials and official publications and is a European Documentation Centre.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements and the international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time £8,000
International students
Full time: EU £8,000 Non EU £17,900
Please see the list of scholarship opportunities available.

Qualification and course duration

LLM

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Further details of qualification

Within the rapidly globalising environment of intellectual property and digital commerce, this Masters programme provides you with a unique opportunity to specialise in this increasingly important area of law.

Course contact details

Name
Thomas Margoni
Email
thomas.margoni@glasgow.ac.uk