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Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview

This course enables students to develop professional and practical skills in intellectual property law. This course will take the place of a dissertation. 

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Prof Abbe Brown

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

This course will have 3 elements: expert training in communication, professional writing and team work (May); expert training in professional skills in intellectual property with a focus on one of legal, commercial and activist pathways (June); individual and group oral assessments (June); group written project (July) and individal written project (August)      

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Individual Oral Presentation (15%), Group Oral Presentation (15%), Group Report (35%), and 4,000 Word Individual Written Project, in area of specialist choice building on sub group (35%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.


Written feedback on form, complementary oral feedback.

Course Learning Outcomes


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