Máster en Propiedad Intelectual y la Economía Digital - LLM
Dentro del contexto en plena expansión de la propiedad intelectual y el comercio digital, este Máster le proporciona una oportunidad única para especializarse en esta área tan importante del derecho.
- You will develop a critical understanding of a wide range of issues concerning the legal regulation of intellectual property and the digital economy.
- You will benefit from our excellent facilities including the dedicated School of Law library; our main University library also contains our extensive collection of legal materials and official publications and is a European Documentation Centre.
- We have a very vibrant mooting programme and a dedicated Moot Courtroom. We have an outstanding record of success and you can participate in internal, national and international mooting competitions.
- We organise a series of lectures featuring talks from highly successful judges and lawyers.
- LLM: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time
You are required to take at least three courses from the following list (and four courses in total) and to submit a dissertation approved as falling within the area.
- Contemporary issues in intellectual property
- Copyright in the digital environment
- European Union trade law
- E-Commerce, rights management, and information
- Intellectual property and the market
- International and comparative intellectual property law
- International economic law.
With a combination of regulatory, policy, and management perspectives, this programme will provide an advanced-level qualification that should prove highly attractive to employers, as well as providing an excellent platform for further advanced-level study.
The specialisations you develop in this programme would be well suited to consultancies and private companies working with the creative industries.
Entry requirements for Intellectual Property & the Digital Economy are a good first degree in law (2:1 upwards or equivalent) or a first degree (2:1 upwards or equivalent) with at least 50% of the credits in law.
If your first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.
How do I apply?
To apply for a taught masters, you will need the following:
What are the entry requirements for the School of Law's postgraduate taught programmes?
- Register for an account for the online application, here .
- Transcripts (in English) of all post-school education
- Copies of all qualifications/certificates
- Evidence of English Language proficiency, if English is not your first language
- Two references, on headed note paper
What are the foreign language requirements for the School of Law's postgraduate taught programmes?
- A good first degree in Law. Upper second class (2:1) or equivalent.
- OR a good first degree in which 50% of the credits are in law
- Where law has not been studied for the first degree, we may consider professional examinations and relevant work experience.
Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English. Once admitted, students may be required to take a language class as part of their programme.
- IELTS 6.5 (with no subtest less than 6.5)
- TOEFL 580
- iBT TOEFL 92 (with no subtest lower than 22 and 23 in speaking)
- Cambridge ESOL Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - B minimum