On this route of study, students take 80 credits in Year 1 and 40 credits in Year 2. Students studying part-time must take at least one course per semester. 120 taught credits must be completed before embarking on the dissertation stage.
Please note that at least 80 credits (four courses) must be selected from the core course group (Group A) for this programme.
For further information on the core courses for this programme see: http://www.law.ed.ac.uk/teaching/online_distance_learning/llm_degrees/llm_in_intellectual_property_law/modules
A maximum of 40 credits (two courses) can be taken from Group B courses in this programme.
A maximum of 20 credits (one course) can be taken from the Group C courses.
A maximum of 20 credits (one course) can be taken from the Group D courses.
Please note that a course from Group C or Group D can only be taken with the approval of your Programme Director.
The dissertation is compulsory and must be taken on completion of the taught element of the programme (ie 120 credits/six courses).
For further information see: http://www.law.ed.ac.uk/teaching/online_distance_learning/llm_degrees/key_information/study_durations