Masters | Postgraduate Course - International Studies in Intellectual Property Law LLM Course Details within University of West London

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International Studies in Intellectual Property Law LLM

Study Details

LLM 1 year full-time

Intellectual Property (IP) is a fast growing area of the law, requiring highly qualified multilingual specialists who can deal with IP rights across national borders. The new LLM International Studies in Intellectual Property Law course offers a specialised programme of study that will enable you to meet the requirements of a future career in this area.

The course covers copyright, trademark and patent law, along with its European and international aspects, as well as legal questions associated with new technologies, multimedia and cyberspace.

Why choose this course?

This course is designed for law graduates, practising lawyers and business professionals from anywhere in the world who want to develop a specialist legal and commercial expertise in technology and IP law.

The Guardian University Guide 2012 ranked us as the top modern London-based law school.

Module details


  • Intellectual Property in the Digital Economy
  • Commercial Intellectual Property Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration and Mediation
  • International Commercial Law
  • Research Methodology
  • Dissertation.

Entry Requirements

A good undergraduate degree or equivalent professional qualification with appropriate law content.

Students with three years' legal or relevant commercial work experience will also be considered subject to interviews.

Applicants with extensive work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Student Destinations

Our aim is to produce graduates who have employment prospects with multinational corporations, because they understand the legal regulations and constraints of international business, as well as the financial world of international trade agencies and multinational corporations.

You can seek employment opportunities in careers with investment, law, consultancy and accounting firms, especially those focusing on international practice. Practising legal professionals and human resource professionals can use their qualification and the skills and knowledge they have gained on the course to progress in their chosen field.