Intellectual Property (Postgraduate Certificate)

the United Kingdom

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The award
Postgraduate Certificate

How long you will study
6 Months

Domestic course fees
GBP 4965 per total

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 4965 per total

All study options

About Intellectual Property at Bournemouth University

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).

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPostgraduate CertificateHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study6 months
    Course startsJanuaryDomestic course feesGBP 4965 per totalInternational course feesGBP 4965 per total

Notes about fees for this course

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Entry requirements

Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject or appropriate training and/or experience. 

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