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Postgraduate Certificate Intellectual Property

Bournemouth University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Lansdowne Campus

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date

    The course is delivered over five months, beginning January with an extensive programme of online work (e-activities) and attendance at Bournemouth University (Thursday to Saturday).

  • Duration

    5 months

Course summary

This part-time course provides a development opportunity and will increase your prospects and employability by giving you practical skills and theoretical knowledge that firms and Intellectual Property departments, alike, are demanding.

It is designed to give a detailed overview of substantive intellectual property law. On successful completion of this course, you will obtain full exemptions from the foundation level examinations for qualification as a patent attorney or trade mark attorney in the UK (IPReg/CIPA/CITMA). Please indicate on your application form if you want to follow the patent attorney or trade mark attorney path.

You can complete this course whilst in full-time employment; more than 80% of our students are sponsored by their employers. If you do not have prior legal knowledge you will be supported by a range of online activities relating to foundational principles of law (such as English legal system, contract law and tort).

Graduates from our Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property are working in various roles, such as:

  • Commercial Manager
  • Intellectual Property Consultant
  • Patent Executive
  • Patent Attorney.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 4,965per year

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

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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