University of Portsmouth

Degree level: Undergraduate

Certificate in Intellectual Property Crime and Illicit Trade (Distance Learning)

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Course summary

Overview On this course, which is unavailable anywhere else, you'll gain a practical and academic understanding of intellectual property (IP) crime and illicit trade. You'll explore IP rights, different types of crime and the range of offenders. You'll study theories which explain why people commit these crimes and learn about their damaging social and economic impacts. You'll also examine protection and enforcement strategies. The credits earned on this course are academically recognised and can contribute towards full degree courses. What you'll experience On this short course you'll:

  • Gain an understanding of IP rights and the international legal framework
  • Appreciate the extent and impact of IP crime and illicit trade
  • Explore IP crimes and offenders, methods of policing the crimes, and strategies for the protection and enforcement of IP rights
  • Develop the skills you need in academic reading, writing, referencing, presentation and analytical thinking
  • Be able to share your learning and experiences with peers to help you develop your professional practices

Course details

Modules

Foundations of Intellectual Property Crime and Illicit Trade and Intellectual Property Crime, Illicit Trade and Study Skills.

Assessment method

Your final marks will be based on two quizzes and two essays or reports (one quiz and one essay or report for each module).


How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 6.0.
Cambridge English AdvancedAn overall score of 169 with no component score less than 162.
Cambridge English ProficiencyAn overall score of 169 with no component score less than 162.
TOEFL (iBT)79 with a minimum of 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing.
PTE AcademicAn overall score of 54 with a minimum of 51 in each skill.
Trinity ISETrinity College Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level III with a Pass in all 4 components

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

**Undergraduate fees for 2022 entry will be available shortly.** For further fee information please visit https://www.port.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduate-fees-and-student-finance
Certificate in Intellectual Property Crime and Illicit Trade (Distance Learning) at University of Portsmouth - UCAS