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Intellectual Property Crime and Illicit Trade

5 months
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2566 GBP/full
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About

On this Intellectual Property Crime and Illicit Trade course from University of Portsmouth, which is unavailable anywhere else, you'll gain a practical and academic understanding of intellectual property (IP) crime and illicit trade.

Overview

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.

Teaching

This Intellectual Property Crime and Illicit Trade course from University of Portsmouth is delivered through distance learning, with written learning materials, live online tutorials, an online interactive reading list, learning resources and web based communication and peer learning available to you.

The University of Portsmouth uses the Moodle Virtual Learning Environment, so you'll be able to have access to a tutor and other students wherever you are.

Topics you will cover include:

  • Explaining IP, IP crime and illicit trade
  • The extent and impacts of the crimes
  • Offenders and theoretical explanations for their criminality
  • Policing, protection and enforcement
  • Academic skills covering reading, writing, presenting, reflection, and analytical thinking
How you're assessed

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

Programme Structure

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

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 5 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Access to this course is open to all individuals subject to the approval of the course leader.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 6.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2566 GBP/full
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    Based on the tuition of 2566 GBP for the full programme during 5 months.
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    2566 GBP/full
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    Based on the tuition of 2566 GBP for the full programme during 5 months.

Funding

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