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).
See Course details for information including how this course will be delivered safely if you’re starting in January 2021 in response Covid-19.
Next start date:
January 2021, January 2022
Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus
5 months online learning
Intellectual Property Regulation Board
Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject or appropriate training and/or experience. 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 minimum 5.5 in each component or equivalent. For more information check out our full entry requirements.