Taught course

International Studies in Intellectual Property Law

University of West London · School of Law

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree from a UK university or equivalent that includes law content.

If you have at least three years of legal or relevant commercial work experience you will also be considered subject to an interview.

We may also offer you a place based on relevant experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications are considered individually.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Build specialist knowledge of intellectual property law including copyright, trade mark and patent law, and legal questions associated with new technologies.

Career options

Many graduates go on to successful careers with international law firms, multinational corporations, regulatory bodies and international organisations.

Course overview

Specialist legal and commercial expertise in technology and intellectual property law is increasingly required by international organisations and law firms seeking to remain competitive in the digital era. Our lectures cover the law of international intellectual property and technology, including European and international aspects.

You will study the most important components of international intellectual property law, such as copyright, patents and trademarks, and how these forms of intellectual property are protected in the digital age. As well as offering specialised courses, we put intellectual property into the context of modern international business relations.

The course is for law graduates, practising lawyers and business professionals from anywhere in the world who wish to develop specialist legal and commercial expertise in intellectual property law and technology.


- Intellectual Property in the Digital Economy

- Commercial Intellectual Property Law

- International Commercial Litigation

- International Arbitration

- International Commercial and Shipping Law

- Research Methodology

- Dissertation.

Information for international students

For more information, please visit: http://www.uwl.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

For information please visit the UWL website:


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course information
0800 036 8888