This course is now closed for January 2020 entry for students requiring a Tier 4 visa.
For September 2020 and January 2021 entry: In order to take advantage of new approaches to learning and teaching, as well as developments in industry to benefit our students we regularly review all of our courses.
This course is currently going through this process and we will update this page in April to give you full information about what we will be offering once the review process has concluded.
This course has been developed in collaboration with the Joint Examination Board of The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) and The Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA).
The LLM in Intellectual Property can be achieved through a year-long programme that has been developed for both UK and international students.
The course is taught by academics of the renowned Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management (CIPPM), and enjoys input from intellectual property practitioners from some of the UK’s leading companies and practices. CIPPM is member of the Pan-European Seal Professional Traineeship Programme.
The Pan-European Seal is promoted in partnership by two of the world’s largest IP offices, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the European Patent Office (EPO) together with a number of University partners. Under this Pan-European Seal, students of the LLM Intellectual Property course may apply for a 12-month paid traineeship at the EUIPO or the EPO.
Interested in studying this course part-time? Enquire now.
Next start date:
January 2020, September 2020, January 2021, September 2021
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus and Lansdowne Campus
1 year full-time (September start); 16 months full-time (January start)
Intellectual Property Regulation Board
For January 2020 entry: Law, Accounting, Management, Business or Marketing (if you intend to select the Trade Mark Attorney Route); Law, Sciences or Engineering (if you intend to select the Patent Attorney Route)
January 2020 entry: A Bachelor Honours Degree with 2:2 in a required subject, or equivalent. For more information check out our full entry requirements.
For September 2020 and January 2021 entry: A Bachelor Honours Degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent. For more information check out our full entry requirements.
International entry requirements:
If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading. For more information check out our full entry requirements.