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  PGCert - Intellectual Property

Online Bournemouth University    Faculty of Media & Communication

Part time January PGCert 5 months part time 31 January 2025 08 September 2024
Law (22)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the PGCert in Intellectual Property at BU, designed to elevate your career prospects and equip you with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge sought after by firms and Intellectual Property departments. This part-time course offers the flexibility to study while working full-time, with the majority of students sponsored by their employers. Delve into core units such as Patents & Designs and Copyright & Trademarks, honing your expertise in the legal regimes governing intellectual property. The programme boasts accreditation from the Intellectual Property Regulation Board, providing exemptions for UK patent and trade mark attorney qualifications. With study options including blended delivery and online learning, you can tailor your experience to suit your needs. Join a cohort of motivated individuals with a background in law or a passion for intellectual property, ready to contribute to group discussions and debates. Elevate your career as a Commercial Manager, Patent Executive, or Intellectual Property Consultant upon graduation. Entry requirements include a 2:2 Bachelor Honours degree or relevant work experience, making this programme accessible to aspiring professionals seeking to excel in the legal and scientific realms.

About the course

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.

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Entry Requirements

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


£5,634 (UK, ROI, CI & Int'l)

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For courses starting in January 2024, September 2024 and January 2025. 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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