Postgraduate taught 

Creative Industries & Cultural Policy MSc

Intellectual Property Law LAW5033

  • Academic Session: 2018-19
  • School: School of Law
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes

Short Description

The field of Intellectual Property Law is of growing contemporary importance, particularly for organisations involved in the creation and supply of media content. This cours aims:
- to introduce students to the ideal of intellectual property;
- to give students a knowledge of relevant law in the UK, Europe and internationally;
- to explore the policy background to the continuing development of intellectual property

Timetable

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Assessment

2,500 essay on topical and/or theoretical aspects of intellectual property law (worth 50%);
a scenario analysis and critical commentary (also worth 50%) on relevant aspects of IP law

Course Aims

The field of Intellectual Property Law is of growing contemporary importance, particularly for organisations involved in the creation and supply of media content. This cours aims:
- to introduce students to the ideal of intellectual property;
- to give students a knowledge of relevant law in the UK, Europe and internationally;
- to explore the policy background to the continuing development of intellectual property

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of the course students will be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of the relevant areas of intellectual property law;
- apply this in analysing a scenario;
- explain and critically engage with developments in intellectual property law and the policy underlying them.