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International Studies in Intellectual Property Law LLM

University of West London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    University of West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

The digital era has increased opportunities for graduates who speak more than one language and have intellectual property law qualifications. If you are a law graduate, practising lawyer or a business professional this course has been designed to equip you with the expertise in IP law and technology that international organisations and law firms now look for.

Your studies will cover both legal and commercial areas of expertise, giving you a well-rounded qualification. Furthermore, your tutors and lecturers have significant practical experience and good connections with industry.

By taking this specialised course covering IP law across national borders, you will enhance your prospects for a career in this highly valued area.

Course detail

If you are a law graduate, a practising lawyer or a business professional from anywhere in the world and you wish to develop specialist legal and commercial expertise in intellectual property law and technology, this LLM in intellectual property could give you the skills you need.

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. You will look at the European and international aspects of patent law, as well as legal questions associated with new technologies, multimedia and cyberspace.

In addition to these specialised topics, you will examine international commercial law and related subjects. This will help to put IP into the context of modern international business relations.

Your teaching staff are highly qualified and have current experience of international legal practice. Their expertise will inform your studies and help you to identify a relevant topic, which supports your professional goals, for your dissertation.

Furthermore, you will have access to an on-site courtroom with laptops and video equipment for judges/advocates, which is ideal for student mooting competitions.

Study & career progression

Organisations that focus on international practice will have particular need for your skills and knowledge. Once you graduate, you will be able to seek employment opportunities with firms specialising in:

  • investments
  • law
  • consultancy
  • accounting

Practising legal professionals can use their qualification along with the skills and knowledge they have gained on the course to progress in their chosen field. On completing this course successfully, you can choose to continue your studies and progress on to doctoral study.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,000per 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 West London

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    104 47%

    81st

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.40 88%

    1st

    4

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