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Intellectual Property Law with Professional Skills LLM

University of Aberdeen

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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    University of Aberdeen

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 17-JAN-22

  • Duration

    12 Months

Course summary

This innovative degree blends advanced-level teaching and research in intellectual property with practical and professional skills training to provide you with a valuable basis for a successful career in intellectual property law.

Intellectual Property Law at Aberdeen provides a challenging and stimulating degree that engages you with a future in innovation, brands and cultural heritage.

This constantly evolving field explores the key issues of control and reward in innovation and society. It is concerned with areas such as literature and trademarks, brands, health and media and new information technologies such as 3D printing.

The programme offers an opportunity for students from the UK and overseas to explore a range of fascinating, multi-faceted legal and societal questions. Intellectual property law is a valuable asset to businesses and you will gain a deep understanding of its benefits and challenges within corporate and economic frameworks.

You will have the opportunity to learn about the power and challenges of intellectual property, including its limits in terms of innovation, creativity and development. In addition, the Law School also has other existing LLM courses that fit well within the programme, such as: World Trade Organisation: GATT, European Economic Law and International Commercial Arbitration.

This programme was designed with the assistance of intellectual property law experts as well as our internal staff at the University. With this combined input, you will gain unique insights into the subject and will advance your understanding of the factors that influence it. The programme has been carefully coordinated to align with the competencies required for today’s international job market.

The University of Aberdeen is known for attracting world-class teaching staff with international experience in their specialist subjects meaning you will have access to first rate teaching from globally respected thought leaders.

Studying Intellectual Property Law at Aberdeen will provide you with a solid grounding for pursuing a career in the legal industries. A degree in IPL from Aberdeen could lead you to a career in law, journalism and media, international policymaking, activism, or with multinational corporations.

Tuition fees

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£ 21,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Aberdeen, Directorate of External Relations, King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB24 3FX, Scotland

One of the top 30 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide).
Student population includes over 130 nationalities, with strong international global networks.
An International Centre provides support to students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 123 2

    6th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    187 86%

    5th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    95th

    15
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    200 91%

    8th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    89 89%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    15th

    1

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