Taught course

Intellectual Property Law and Management

University of Reading · School of Law

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good undergraduate Honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). If you have other qualifications and a number of years' relevant work experience then you also be eligible to apply We encourage applications from a non-law background and all applications will be assessed on their merit.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Intellectual property has a central role in the enhancement of creativity, innovation and commercial growth in the modern economy. The LLM Intellectual Property Law and Management is designed to respond to the emergent demand for professionals who have studied intellectual property law to a high level. The programme will be relevant to graduates wishing to acquire advanced knowledge of legal and business aspects of intellectual property in a commercial context.

This LLM programme is unique in that it offers a multi-disciplinary comprehensive overview of core issues of intellectual property law and management. LLM students can take some core and optional modules at the Law School and ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, Arts and Communication Design, having an invaluable opportunity to develop an interdisciplinary perspective of intellectual property transactions.

Information for international students

The School of Law has a large international student community and a dedicated international student support officer. For entry, evidence of English Language ability required. Normal requirements are: an overall score of 7.0 in the International English Language Test Score (IELTS) with no individual element scoring less than 6.0

Fees and funding

UK students
£9975 (full-time)
International students
£15225 (full-time)

For details of funding opportunities pleaes see our webpages: http://www.reading.ac.uk/law/pg-taught/law-pgt-feesandfunding.aspx

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Stavroula Karapapa