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Your Intellectual Property LLM consists of compulsory and optional modules and a 15,000 word dissertation on a legal topic of your choice.
Part-time students should complete two modules per term, excluding the dissertation.
Brunel Law School is research driven and was ranked 14th in the UK for REF Intensity in Law in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF2014). Through their research, our lecturers are at the forefront of domestic and international legal scholarship, which means your education will be innovative, inspiring and truly up-to-date.
Your International Intellectual Property Law LLM modules will be delivered through seminars, with two hours of teaching per module a week alongside your own self-directed study. Optional modules have class sizes of 10-12 students, and compulsory modules have class sizes of around 25 on average.
You’ll also learn through:
You will receive your timetable in advance of the course starting.
Part-time study is based on a full-time timetable, with one less module per semester.
International Intellectual Property Law
Philosophical Foundations of IP
Patent Law and Practice
Trade Marks and Allied Rights
While you’ll have the foundation to pursue an academic career, you will also be well equipped to get into the specialist area of Intellectually Property as a practitioner or adviser at national or international levels.