The programme provides students with extensive knowledge on the fundamentals of intellectual property as well as the opportunity to develop specialised skills through a wide range of elective modules on different aspects of this complex area.
Modules include: philosophical foundations of intellectual property; international intellectual property law; patent law and practice; trade marks and allied rights. Optional modules include: EU competition law; privacy and data protection; media law and regulation; internet law 1 (substantive legal issues); patent law and practice; trade marks and allied rights; internet law 2 (resolving internet'related legal issues and disputes); copyright, design and allied rights; managing intellectual property; EU intellectual property law.
Course Additional Entry
A UK 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in law; other related disciplines and qualifications will be considered and in such cases assessed on an individual basis by the postgraduate director and an interview may be required; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 in all areas); Pearson 58 (with a minimum of 51 in all subscores); or BrunELT 65 per cent (with a minimum of 60 per cent in all areas).
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