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LS5913: PROFESSIONAL SKILLS: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (2020-2021)

Last modified: 24 Jun 2020 14:31


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 Third Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Abbe Brown

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

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

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In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Project Report/Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 35
Assessment Weeks 52 Feedback Weeks 3

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Individual Written Project, in area of specialist choice building on sub group.  

 

Written feedback on form, complementary oral feedback.  

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Project Report/Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 35
Assessment Weeks 48 Feedback Weeks 51

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Group report.

Written Feedback on form, complementary oral feedback   

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Individual Oral Presentation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 15
Assessment Weeks 44 Feedback Weeks 47

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 Written feedback on form, complementary oral feedback

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Group oral presentation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 15
Assessment Weeks 44,45 Feedback Weeks 47

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Written feedback on form. Complementary oral feedback 

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberAcquire knowledge and critical understanding of intellectual property law's practical application in legal, commercial and activist/policy perspectives, specialising in one
ConceptualUnderstandAcquire knowledge and critical understanding of how intellectual property law operates from the perspective of legal pathways, commercialisation and activism/ policymaking, separately and together
ProceduralApplyBe able to express and defend views and arguments in oral discussion, individually and as a group
ReflectionAnalyseHave developed legal research and critical writing skills and independent thought
ProceduralApplyHave developed strong time management skills enabling students to conduct detailed preparation and thought before each teaching session and delivery of assessed work
ReflectionEvaluateBuild critical awareness of the argued positive and negative aspects of intellectual property and how to engage with them in different environments including activism

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