Master of Intellectual Property and Communications Law

Monash University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00008C

The world of intellectual property and communications law is fast-changing. This program furthers students expertise in this dynamic area. Students will gain in-depth knowledge of recent developments, including the applicable laws and regulatory frameworks. As one of Australia's most prestigious law schools. Monash Law School teaches units which are accredited by the Professional Standards Board for Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys to satisfy the knowledge requirements for registration as a Patent Attorney or Trade Marks Attorney.

Designed for

Students wanting to obtain a legal qualification and build on practical experience in the area of intellectual property law

Structure

8 coursework units (including at least 5 specialised units). Students without an undergraduate law degree, or who have not been granted credit, must complete the unit Australian Legal System. Students with a law degree from a non-Australian jurisdiction must complete the unit Introduction to Australian Legal Process.

Subjects

  • Intellectual property law

Standard entry requirements

  • A bachelor honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, including economics, engineering, medicine, science, computer science, industrial design, business administration or another relevant discipline, as determined by the faculty, with a minimum credit average
  • Or a bachelor degree (or equivalent), plus either a graduate diploma (or equivalent) in law or a related discipline, including economics, engineering, medicine, science, computer science, industrial design, business administration or another relevant discipline, or a graduate certificate (or equivalent) in law or a related discipline, including business, economics, commerce or another relevant discipline, as determined by the faculty
  • Or a bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, including economics, engineering, medicine, science, computer science, industrial design, business administration or another relevant discipline.

Recognition

The knowledge requirements for registration as a Patent Attorney or a Trade Marks Attorney in Australia with the Australian Government's Professional Standards Board for Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys can be fulfilled by units available within the intellectual property specialisation.

Study pathways

Articulates from graduate diploma degree programs.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
City - Law Chambers Domestic: $31,700
International: $40,000
No information available Yes
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Full-time : 1 year

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