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  PGCert - Intellectual Property

Online Bournemouth University    Faculty of Media & Communication

Part time January PGCert 5 months part time 31 January 2024

About the course

Why study PG Cert Intellectual Property at BU?

  • Obtain full exemptions from the foundation level examinations for qualification as a patent attorney or trade mark attorney in the UK (IPReg/CIPA/CITMA) 
  • Have the option to follow the patent attorney or trade mark attorney path (please indicate on your application) 
  • 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 the English legal system, contract law and tort). 

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Entry Requirements

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

If you lack the formal academic qualifications needed to enter a postgraduate or post-experience degree, there are several alternative routes to follow - some based on experience. Contact the Future Students Enquiry Team for more information: View Website


£5,217 (UK, ROI, CI & Int'l)

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For courses starting in January 2023, September 2023 and January 2024. Scholarships cannot be deferred.

The Academic Scholarship recognises outstanding academic achievement among our postgraduate applicants. To qualify for this award, you need to demonstrate an excellent academic profile that is relevant to your course.

You cannot receive this scholarship if you are applying for a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, distance learning course, or part-time course

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- Any UK, ROI or CI student applying for a full-time taught postgraduate degree or Master's by Research at BU
- You need to have an upper second-class honours (2:1) or above from a Bachelor's degree, or CPE with merit profile
- Applicants for the Postgraduate Diploma Legal Practice (LPC) and Graduate Diploma in Law (CPE) are eligible for this award
- You can receive this scholarship alongside a Sports or Music scholarship, but cannot receive any other academic award.

Application Procedure

Automatically awarded.

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