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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Talbot Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    23-JAN-23

  • Duration

    16 months

Course summary

Taught by academics from our renowned Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management (CIPPM), the syllabus for this course has been developed with input from intellectual property practitioners from some of the UK’s leading companies and practices.

Why study LLM Intellectual Property at BU?

  • Developed in collaboration with The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys and The Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys for students considering a career in law firms, national, regional or international governmental organisations and the industry
  • Understand national, regional and international IP frameworks along with contemporary issues relating to IP and new technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and 3D printing
  • Benefit from CIPPM’s membership of the Pan-European Seal Professional Traineeship Programme, allowing you to apply for a 12-month paid traineeship at the EUIPO or the EPO
  • Complete particular units to qualify with a PGCert Intellectual Property, providing full exemptions from foundation level examinations for qualification as a patent or trade mark attorney in the UK (IPReg/CIPA/CITMA)
  • Tailor your degree to suit your interests or career aspirations through a range of option units
  • Graduate ready to enter a range of potential careers including Associate Directors, In -House counsels, the judiciary, and Associate or Senior Lawyer in IP in international law firms.

Course accreditation

The Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg) are the independent regulatory body for patent and trade mark attorneys and are responsible for setting the education and training requirements for qualification as a patent attorney and a trade mark attorney.

Careers

Opportunities such as a 12-month paid traineeship European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) or the European Patent Office (EPO) make this course a great option to prepare you for a legal career.

Graduates from the course have gone on to work for the likes of Axis Associates International Co. Ltd, the Court of Justice, Spoor & Fisher, and UPTX among many others.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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University information

Bournemouth University

  • University League Table

    68th

  • Campus address

    Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, Poole, BH12 5BB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 104 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    100 45%

    85th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    11th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    75th

    16

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