Law - Intellectual Property & E-Law - LLM

University College Cork

 

Course Name Law - Intellectual Property & E-Law - LLM
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKL16 CKL35
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters LLM
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

LLM classes are in a seminar format. This participative and interactive format of teaching is suitable for postgraduate level. Students receive advance reading lists and/or materials for each seminar.

Seminars take place in 2-hour blocks between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday. 10 credit modules run for 12 weeks and 5 credit modules run for 6 weeks.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+For entry to this course you must be approved by the Faculty of Law and must normally:
- hold a law degree with at least a 2H1
- or have such other relevant third-level educational qualifications and/or professional experience as, in the opinion of...

Course Content

Expand+On the LLM (Intellectual Property and e-Law) you will study the close connection between the fields of intellectual property (copyright, patents and trademarks) and e-law (Internet regulation, electronic commerce and cybercrime). You will discuss nov...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules: Students take 90 credits in total, including LW6575 LLM Dissertation (30 credits). Students must take a minimum of 25 credits from List A (which must include at least LW6536 or LW6574). Students may choose a maximum of 35 credits in total fr...

Assessment Method You will be examined by continuous assessment throughout the year and your dissertation must be submitted in September. Individual module assessments can be viewed in the Book of Modules.
Number of Credits Credits
Students complete 90 credits over 12 months full-time or 24 months part-time. Students take 60 credits of taught modules and a dissertation on a subject of their choice in the area of IP and/or E-Law as approved by their supervisor. The dissertation is worth 30 credits and is normally 15,000 words in length
Careers or Further Progression Graduates of the LLM in Intellectual Property and e-Law have excellent legal research and writing skills. They can pursue careers as solicitors, barristers or in-house lawyers, as well as other roles in technology businesses or in the public sector.
Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Postgraduate Administrator
lawpostgrad@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 490 3995
http://www.ucc.ie/en/law-postgrad/

Dr Darius Whelan
E: d.whelan@ucc.ie
T: 353 21 490 3452
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