Queen Mary, University of London

Course Introduction

The programme allows students to study introductory and advanced intellectual property (IP) and technology law and to scrutinise the policies affecting intellectual property and technology law under the guidance of leading scholars in the field. Students are able to study a wide range of topics from the protection of inventions, products, trade marks, creative works and designs to the global policy surrounding the law.

Course Modules

Modules include: Computer law; e'commerce law; intellectual property; intellectual property aspects of medicine; intellectual property in the digital millennium; international and comparative law of copyright and related rights; international and comparative law of patents, trade secrets and related rights; IP transactions; media law; traditional knowledge and genetic resources; intellectual property and the creative industries; cyberspace law; privacy and information law; international trade and intellectual property law; intellectual property, fashion and design; international and comparative design law; international and comparative law of trademarks and unfair competition; intellectual property taxation; intellectual property in business; energy regulation and policy; global intellectual property law; interactive entertainment law; competition law, intellectual property and innovation.

Course Additional Entry

A degree in law, or a degree with a substantial law content, normally of at least upper 2nd Class Honours (or equivalent); non'law graduates may be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience that directly relates to specialist LLM taught courses; non'law graduates with good Honours, that have also obtained the equivalent of good Honours in CPE and Bar Finals/Legal Practice examinations, or passed the solicitors' qualifying examination, may qualify; law graduates with high 2.2 Honours and at least 5 years professional legal experience may also qualify.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £18,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £12,600  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time