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Intellectual Property Law

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

This programme is designed to equip you with an advanced knowledge and understanding of intellectual property law within an international, European and domestic (UK) setting.

The core subjects of the programme cover both substantive intellectual property law and the place and role of intellectual property, not just in its legal context but also in its social, ethical, cultural and commercial contexts. The programme spans patents, copyright, trade marks, designs, database rights, breach of confidence, passing off and sui generis rights, as well as investigating a range of issues which underpin contemporary intellectual property law and policy.

Entry Requirements

A minimum UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in law. We may also consider candidates with a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a non-law subject if they can demonstrate prior high-level study or experience of intellectual property topics.

Entry to this programme is competitive. Meeting minimum requirements for consideration does not guarantee an offer of study.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

LLM

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

2 - 3 years

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Law School

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.ed.ac.uk