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Top Course Studies in Greater London United Kingdom 2017

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You can usually take higher education courses if you’re 18 or older. They’re regularly taught in universities, colleges and professional institutions such as art schools or agricultural colleges - nearly all of which have their own websites. You can get a wide range of skills, for example, diplomas, bachelor degrees, foundation degrees and post-graduate degrees.

Les cours peuvent varier de beaucoup en longueur. Certains cours à plein temps dure quelques semaines et d'autres quelques années. Certains cours à temps partiel peuvent même durer plus longtemps.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)

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Advanced Pattern Cutting

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Part time 10 weeks January 2017 United Kingdom London

The Advanced Pattern Cutting Course at LCCA focuses on the more advanced areas of pattern cutting, such as contour cutting which is used in corsetry, evening wear and theatrical garments. Then moving on to draping, to create an elegant flow to garments. [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Greater London United Kingdom. Advanced Pattern Cutting The Advanced Pattern Cutting Course at LCCA focuses on the more advanced areas of pattern cutting, such as contour cutting which is used in corsetry, evening wear and theatrical garments. Then moving on to draping, to create an elegant flow to garments. For the final 3 weeks, students will receive a designer brief, where they choose on garment from a catwalk show, and recreate this garment using the skills previously learnt. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years of age, English proficiency: intermediate and eligible to study in the UK. [-]

Management Development Programme

London School of Business and Finance (LSBF)
Campus Full time 2 weeks March 2017 United Kingdom London

The Management Development Programme (MDP) is a fast paced intensive programme dedicated to the latest techniques and trends in the core areas of management and finance. [+]

Management Development Programme The Management Development Programme (MDP) is a fast paced intensive programme dedicated to the latest techniques and trends in the core areas of management and finance. It has been developed taking into consideration the new challenges faced in the corporate world, along with the continuous evolution of new media and the fast pace of business. It is a professional development programme aiming to enhance your career opportunities and to develop your skills in order to appeal to major employers. The MDP has been developed for executives who are early on in their careers, with the potential and aspiration to take on management responsibilities within their chosen field. It is an intense course, which is delivered in the style of an MBA, with case study analysis, individual and group presentations all being used as key learning tools. The modules within the programme are structured to offer you a good understanding of the newest, and most relevant techniques and approaches in management, marketing, and finance. A combination of these topics will offer you the tools to tackle a wide range of challenges in the world of business. Course Requirements Undergraduate degree or equivalent in any field OR relevant professional qualification Minimum 3 years work experience English levels 5.5 IELTS (5.5 in all bands) or equivalent Students who fail to meet academic requirements can be assessed on their relevant work experience (5 years professional work experience minimum for mature study route) [-]

Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC ) - full-time

The University of Law
Campus Full time 10 months September 2017 United Kingdom Bloomsbury

If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a barrister... [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Greater London United Kingdom. Our Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) will help you secure pupillage and prepare you for life at the Bar. Study in a small class alongside the brightest students – we’re the only BPTC provider requiring all students to undergo a selection process Unparalleled advocacy experience: four times the training required by the Bar Standards Board Numerous international and national mooting opportunities organised by our dedicated Advocacy Committee Benefit from our Future Pupil Programme: specialist careers advice from the moment you accept your place Course Requirements To be eligible to take up your place, you must comply with the requirements for commencing a Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) set out by the Bar Standards Board (BSB). The Academic Stage Handbook on the BSB’s website/ gives you full information about these requirements. You will be required to pass the Bar Standards Board aptitude test by August 2017 (known as the Bar Course Aptitude Test - BCAT). Further details on this test can be found on the Bar Standards Board website You will need either a qualifying law degree (QLD) 2:1 minimum or an undergraduate degree in any other subject (2:1 minimum*) and a Graduate Diploma in Law/CPE For qualifying law degrees, all offers based on predicted grades will be conditional upon achieving a 2:1 or above All applicants who meet the basic eligibility criteria will be required to attend a Selection Interview at one of our centres at Birmingham, Leeds or London Bloomsbury during the week commencing in February 2017 Cost and Fees To celebrate 20 years of the BPTC at The University of Law, and in recognition of the challenges and costs of pursuing a career at the Bar, we’re reducing this year’s BPTC fees by up to £2,790.* Domestic: From £13,250, if you apply and accept your place in first round BarSAS applications (fees inclusive of BSB fee of £550) International: From £13,250, if you apply and accept your place in first round BarSAS applications (fees inclusive of BSB fee of £550) *Reduction is based on applying and accepting a place at London Bloomsbury during the first-round of BarSAS applications versus the 2016 BPTC course fee. [-]

General English course in the USA

Kaplan International USA
Campus Full time 2 - 52 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom City of London

Our General English course is a semi-intensive programme that allows you to balance classroom tuition with structured study and free time activities. You will improve your English language ability at a speed you feel comfortable with, while having time to enjoy your destination. [+]

General English course What is our General English course? Our General English course is a semi-intensive programme that allows you to balance classroom tuition with structured study and free time activities. You will improve your English language ability at a speed you feel comfortable with, while having time to enjoy your destination. This course is available at all levels from Elementary to Advanced and you will be placed in a class which is suitable for your level. The course focuses on the four main aspects of language: reading, writing, listening and speaking. You’ll also learn vocabulary and grammar, and how to speak in formal and informal discussions and strategies. This programme is right for you if: You want to improve your core English language skills in a class level that is appropriate for you You want to choose how long you study for, with courses lasting from 2 weeks to a year You want to make good progress with your language studies while having enough free time for leisure activities and to explore your destination You want to make the most of specially created and proven Kaplan study materials You want to receive a Kaplan International English Certificate of Achievement Course facts Course Length: 2-52 weeks Entry Level: Beginner to Advanced English Minimum Age: 16 Years old Lesson Hours: 45 minute lessons Class Size: Average 12, maximum 15 Course Structure: 20 lessons (15 hours) of General English: focus on reading, writing, listening, and speaking 7 sessions (5.25 hours) of K+ tools, K+eXtra and K+ clubs: Self-study time with access to exclusive materials and resources along with personalised sessions for you study the areas you most need help with, including exam techniques and study group work. Timetable: All courses are Monday-Friday, with morning and afternoon classes [-]

IELTS Exam Preparation

EC Language Centres
Campus 4 - 8 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Taking an IELTS preparation course with EC is your essential first step towards success. [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Greater London United Kingdom. Need IELTS to enter university or for your future career? Make sure you get the best score by getting the best help! Taking an IELTS preparation course with EC is your essential first step towards success. You’ll get more out of this course if - Your level is between Intermediate to Advanced. - You wish to enter university in a native English-speaking country. - You want an internationally recognised English qualification for your future profession. - You want better career opportunities. - You are serious about improving all areas of your English and gaining a highly respected qualification. Facts - Level: Intermediate to Advanced - 24 (USA only), 30 lessons per week (18, 22.5 hours per week) - Course Duration: 4 or 8 weeks intensive programme - 1 lesson: 45 minutes - Students per class: - USA and UK: 14 (London: 12 / Manchester: 15) - Canada: 15 - Malta: 12 - Cape Town: 14 What can you expect on this course? At the beginning of the course, you will meet with your teacher individually to set your goals and carry out an assessment. You will then be able to track your progress through weekly practice exams and quizzes. English knowledge alone is not enough to prepare you for the IELTS. To really do well on this test, you need specialised skills and strategies. Focus is placed upon teaching effective exam techniques. [-]

General English Course

Bloomsbury International
Campus Full time 1 week Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

A perfect course for students who wish to improve their ability to communicate with people in everyday situations. [+]

General English Course A perfect course for students who wish to improve their ability to communicate with people in everyday situations. Our qualified, carefully selected and dedicated teachers plan their lessons with individual students' needs in mind and deliver lessons focussing on all aspects of language, including vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, reading, writing, speaking and listening. There is a strong focus on fluency and effective communication, and a major part of this English course is activating the passive knowledge that many students already have. This means that a short course of even one week is beneficial. What is the main focus of this course? To study and practise English language in a class with students from all around the world who have the same level of English as you. To make good progress in relation to your own learning goals. To become more confident using English to communicate with people in everyday situations. To be able to understand people speaking English at different levels and with different accents. [-]

Professional Photography in 1 year

Spéos Paris-London Photographic Institute
Campus Full time 32 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London

The Professional Photography Program is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in photography. [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Greater London United Kingdom. The Professional Photography Program is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in photography. Part I / September to December: The first part comprises the core courses, which cover all aspects of professional photography: photojournalism, studio photography, fashion photography, computer imaging, visual identity, as well as the history of photography. Top-level professionals hold the courses and monitor the students’ individual acquisition of skills. Outside of class, students independently organize their shooting sessions and post-production, with the continual guidance of their supervisors. Part II / January to May: During the second part, the students improve their practical skills and broaden their range of knowledge. Depending on their career choice, they specialize either in studio photography or in photojournalism, and select between several complementary courses and options. The last week of the second part is dedicated to the set-up of the students’ end-of-the-year exhibition on the school premises, an important event visited by established photographers, photo agencies, iconographers and the press. The students also have the possibility to exhibit their work on the web. Courses - Computer Imaging - Commercial Studio - Photojournalism and Documentary - Visual Identity - Image Management and Publication - Printing Techniques - History of Photography / Museum and Gallery Visits - Essentials of Photography - Magnum Photos at Speos - Story Telling: Words & Images - Essentials of Video for Photographers - Meeting with Paolo Roversi: Fashion Photography [-]

Short course - Finance

European School of Economics
Campus Full time January 2017 United Kingdom London

The ESE Specialised Programme in Finance is aimed at aspiring fund managers and professional investment analysts and examines the principles of financing and investment decisions and their impact across a broad range of contemporary management issues. [+]

The ESE Specialised Programme in Finance is aimed at aspiring fund managers and professional investment analysts and examines the principles of financing and investment decisions and their impact across a broad range of contemporary management issues. Students not only examine the external causes and effects of wealth, but more importantly are urged to look at the invisible inner causes. This programme provides a synthesis of financial policy into a strategy, which integrates organisational purpose and goals. The focus of the course is on current thinking regarding valuation of the firm, investment decision processes, financing, and dividend policy, asset management, financial strategies and portfolio theory. This course also covers financial analysis, planning, and the concept of risk. It includes the formation and use of current assets, working capital, and credit policy. Financial management includes the understanding of long term financing instruments and the capital structure. Intake Dates: January, April, September Course Structure Students will take four of the following modules: Multinational Corporate Finance Mergers and Acquisitions Value Assessment Investment Risk Management International Project Management Course Duration: One Academic Term Mode of Delivery: Each module consists of 100 hours of learning; 30 hours are spent in lectures/seminars and the remaining time is devoted to directed learning activities, final assessment preparation and self-study. Entry Requirements: Application form, completed correctly A first degree in a relevant subject or an equivalent level professional qualification* Resume / CV + personal statement Two letters of recommendation IELTS/ TOEFL score Three photographs (passport size) Photocopy of passport/ID Application fee (£50) - to be paid online here or addressed to the European School of Economics NB: All non-English documents must be officially translated. Internship Programme: Upon successful completion of the programme participants may opt to take a 3-month internship fitted to their profile and career objectives. An assessment with the ESE Placement Officer will determine their eligibility for a placement. Professional Advantages: Participants who complete this course will hone their skills in their current employment or expand their professional opportunities in the fields of fund management and investment analysis. Credits & Recognition: Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded an ESE Certification of successful completion of the programme. [-]

Course in Business Fundamentals: Effective Networking

FutureLearn
Online Full time Part time 4 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Learn how to build and sustain your network to enhance your professional relationships and open up career opportunities. [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Greater London United Kingdom. Course in Business Fundamentals: Effective Networking This course is part of the Business and Finance Fundamentals and Business Fundamentals programs, which will enable you to master this subject in depth. Networking is a fundamental skill, which will help you take control of your career. This free online course introduces the principles of networking as a fundamental skill to help develop your personal brand in the world of work. Build your network and personal brand online and in the real world You will craft, and receive feedback on, an elevator pitch, a short statement about your role and talents. You will learn how to analyse the value of your connections, whether you are looking for a new job or seeking ways of being more effective in your current position. The course will also cover strategies for self-presentation, keeping in touch with your connections and ensuring that your networking relationships are based on mutual benefit and trust. As well as honing your interpersonal skills in essential areas such as giving and seeking information, the course will cover the fundamentals of creating and managing your digital presence for networking on social media platforms such as LinkedIn and Facebook. Develop fundamental business and finance skills This course has been developed by The Open University Business School – a pioneering institution that is triple accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. It is one of eight from The Open University, designed to help you gain fundamental business and financial skills, including communication, networking, relationship building, project management, personal financial planning and management, investment and financial services. You can complete this course as part of one of these two programs: Business Fundamentals: four courses, which will boost your employability and effectiveness at work, and enable you to earn a FutureLearn Award. Business and Finance Fundamentals: eight courses; holders of FutureLearn Certificates of Achievement for all eight courses can earn 30 UK credits towards The Open University Business School’s BA in Business Management by passing a linked Open University assessment module (requiring separate OU registration and fee). Requirements This course is intended for anyone looking to enhance and develop their professional network in order to open up opportunities and strengthen their professional relationships. The course does not require any previous experience of studying networking. For further information about registration, the final assessment course, your eligibility and the BA in Business Management, visit the Open University website. The Open University does not operate in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria. This means that Learners based in those countries will not be able to convert their participation in this Program to Open University course credits. [-]

Creative Visual Merchandising for Graduates and Professionals

University of the Arts London
Campus Full time 10 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom London

Creative Visual Merchandising for Graduates and Professionals is an intensive course designed for visual merchandisers, art directors, set designers, stylists, creative graduates, as well as practicing visual merchandisers, who want to expand their experience, cultivate their practical skills and further develop a creative approach to creative display. [+]

Creative Visual Merchandising for Graduates and Professionals is an intensive course designed for visual merchandisers, art directors, set designers, stylists, creative graduates, as well as practicing visual merchandisers, who want to expand their experience, cultivate their practical skills and further develop a creative approach to creative display. Content and Structure In response to an industry demand, this course provides a creative and relevant approach to exploring visual merchandising, creative display, set design and styling for still life. This course is designed to enrich your creativity and provide a supportive learning environment for personal and professional development Retail environments are becoming curated, emporiums and theatrical stages for sending out messages to the audience and engaging customers in the entertainment of brands and products. Showcasing fashion products in new and innovative ways enhances a brand’s identity, story and reach. The appropriate communication and promotion of clothing and accessories in both physical and digital environments is key to a brand’s message and can successfully define and propel the DNA of a brand forward. Creative visual display has become far more than simply developing the visual concept of a window display or a brand's retail and on-line store. Visual merchandisers, art directors and stylists oversee and art direct photo shoots and create imagery to be shared with the potential consumers. Responsible for the overall visual strategy, visual merchandisers are heavily involved in the brands creative process and contribute towards defining the style language of the brand, their target market and message, influencing all departments within the product creation and distribution chain. Throughout the course emphasis is placed on exploratory and versatile approaches to this subject through practical work carried out both as a group and independently. You will build your knowledge by being encouraged to unlock the potential of your existing Visual Merchandising skills. You will discover the creativity of your own discipline by developing new practical, analytical and interpretative skills. Successful and creative merchandising is all about balancing the creative with the practical. Projects will cover different aspects of visual merchandising – exploring research, design development, communication and presentation. Course Location King's Cross [-]

Course - Skills for a Green Future

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 12 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London

Want a future that is both exciting and meaningful? Welcome to the new energy economy! In this program, you’ll learn skills you can use for a course of study, a future career or simply as a conscientious, energy-efficient citizen. See firsthand how countries like Germany and Austria are embracing energy efficiency. Calculate your environmental impact. Install solar panels. Discover smart cities, smart buildings, smart cars. Build a tiny house. Learn to construct a greywater system, install a wood stove, retrofit a home. [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Greater London United Kingdom. Skills for a Green Future SEPTEMBER 5 – NOVEMBER 30, 2017 US, UK, Germany, Austria Want a future that is both exciting and meaningful? Welcome to the new energy economy! In this program, you’ll learn skills you can use for a course of study, a future career or simply as a conscientious, energy-efficient citizen. See firsthand how countries like Germany and Austria are embracing energy efficiency. Calculate your environmental impact. Install solar panels. Discover smart cities, smart buildings, smart cars. Build a tiny house. Learn to construct a greywater system, install a wood stove, retrofit a home. And learn to take action, to drive green solutions through leadership, collaboration and teamwork. The future is green – find your place in it. Skills Highlights: Zero-waste design Off-grid energy Construction & building design Wind technology Data collection Smart urban design Partners (partial list): MIT Senseable City Lab Centre for Appropriate Technology PROGRAM EMPHASIS Energy technologies & sustainability DATES Sept 5 - Nov 30, 2017 DURATION 12 weeks COUNTRIES USA, UK, Germany, Austria ACCOMMODATIONS Hostels, dorms DEPARTURE CITY New York, NY RETURN CITY Boston, MA AGES 18-22 PROGRAM FEE $26,500 [-]

PRINCE2® Practitioner course

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Part time 2 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

This accredited course follows on the PRINCE2® Foundation course and provides an understanding of how the method works in practice. The course completes the coverage of the contents of Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2®, the official manual of the method, which was published by the Cabinet Office (CO) in 2009. [+]

This accredited course follows on the PRINCE2® Foundation course and provides an understanding of how the method works in practice. The course completes the coverage of the contents of Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2®, the official manual of the method, which was published by the Cabinet Office (CO) in 2009. The CO's manual explains in its forward: "Today, complex projects often involve several organisations working together in partnership or through contractual agreements to achieve the objectives. PRINCE2® provides a common language between organisations and with external suppliers. It also allows a focus on the Business Case, providing a mechanism to define what the project is trying to achieve, and the rationale and business justification for it." At the end of the course a 2.5-hour multiple choice test takes place, which leads to the sought-after PRINCE2® Practitioner certificate. Course content The course is designed to put the PRINCE2® concepts into practice and to prepare for the test that leads to the PRINCE2® Practitioner certificate. The course begins where the Foundation course left off by going into more detail on each of the themes and processes that make up the method. By the end, the all-important fourth element of the method, which demands that the method is always tailored to fit the project’s environment, is explained and demonstrated. The topics covered include: overview of PRINCE2® the seven PRINCE2® themes the seven PRINCE2® processes tailoring PRINCE2® Teaching and assessment As the practitioner course follows on the PRINCE2® Foundation course, where the method, its philosophy and its terminology are introduced, it focuses on the more intricate aspects of the method. Based on a case study, the method is put into practice through a series of challenging questions that mirror the questions of the formal test. The course consists of a series of interleaved lectures and seminars, but this time the emphasis is on the seminars where the method is put into practice with the help of case studies. The lectures are designed to remind how the method operates while the seminars take on the principles and apply them to a well trodden case study. The comprehensive course handbook, containing all the course’s slides, which most students would have met in the foundation course, is used along with the case study which was also introduced prior to this course. By assuming familiarisation with the method, the course can proceed at a pace that helps the visualisation of the method’s concepts. Each seminar ends with sample multiple choice questions that prepare us for the certificate examination. Fees Fees include lectures, lecture materials, two sample examination papers and the examination. Entry Requirements The course is open to anyone with a PRINCE2 ® Foundation certificate. However, candidates should continue to familiarise themselves with the methods manual and study for around five hours before the first day of training. Study is also required between training days. Candidates cannot sit for the Practitioner exam unless they have passed the Foundation exam. [-]

One Week Fashion Journalism Course

Conde Nast College
Campus Full time 1 week April 2017 United Kingdom London

The Condé Nast Fashion Journalism course is an intensive one-week programme to introduce students to a range of practical skills and essential information on the subject. [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Greater London United Kingdom. During the course, students will research and develop ideas for articles before going on to create a website that will act as a showcase for their personal body of work. Students will hear from Condé Nast staff and other fashion media experts on a range of related subjects such as understanding the masthead, the editor’s role, conducting interviews and readership profiling. As well as examining the work of inspiring writers and editors and exploring the language of fashion, they will also find out how magazines operate, how to generate revenue from media content, and the key differences between print and digital formats. The course gives an insight into what goes on behind the scenes of a Condé Nast magazine and the skills required to build a successful career in fashion journalism. Entry Requirements Applicants on these courses must be 18 years or older to enroll, and non native-English speakers are required to be proficient in written and spoken English. For more information, please see English Language Requirements in How to Apply. Places on the one week courses are allocated on a first come, first served basis, provided individuals meet the age and language requirements. Course dates: 3 - 7 April 2017 25 - 29 September 2017 There are 30 places available on this course, allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please note that your place on the course is not reserved until we have received the full tuition fee, which must be paid in full and upfront. Tuition fee: 2016: £840 including VAT [-]

BTEC Award in Fashion and Clothing Level 1 – Millinery

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 9 - 10 weeks January 2017 United Kingdom London

An opportunity to learn core millinery skills, such as blocking, wiring, edging, trimming and finishing. You will start with felt before moving on to lighter weight materials. [+]

We have an international reputation for the high standard of millinery study that we offer. Many of our students on millinery courses have been national and international prize winners and have gone on to become successful professional milliners, showing work at London Fashion Week and other high profile exhibitions. Courses are taught by industry professionals in a specialist millinery studio and our students are able to get a taste of what it’s like working as a milliner through live projects with industry. Through our links with many British milliners we can facilitate work experience opportunities for those who wish to pursue millinery as a career. We are happy to offer flexible programmes of study to meet individual student needs. Course Overview An opportunity to learn core millinery skills, such as blocking, wiring, edging, trimming and finishing. You will start with felt before moving on to lighter weight materials. Campus: Chelsea Centre Times: Mon Various [-]

Postgraduate Certificate Intellectual Property Law

Brunel University: College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences
Campus Part time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Uxbridge

The Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property is designed for trainee patent attorneys and others working within, or embarking on, a career in intellectual property law and practice. This part-time programme provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical, practical and management aspects of intellectual property. [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Greater London United Kingdom. About the course The Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property is designed for trainee patent attorneys and others working within, or embarking on, a career in intellectual property law and practice. This part-time programme provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical, practical and management aspects of intellectual property. The course is suitable for both law graduates and those with backgrounds in the sciences, technology, engineering and business. Non-graduates who currently work with intellectual property are also considered. No prior legal knowledge is required, as you will be introduced to essential legal principles as the course progresses. The course is accredited by the statutory regulator Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg) and the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys. Upon successful completion of the Intellectual Property Postgraduate Certificate, students who wish to qualify as Patent Attorney in the UK receive exemptions from the foundation level papers set by the qualifying examinations agencies (see more details in Special Features ). The programme starts at the end of September and goes through to March and it is delivered on Wednesdays from 1pm to 5pm. This is a unique programme designed by the Law School to support Law Firms and the IP industry. The part-time nature of the course makes it possible to gain valuable knowledge of intellectual property law whilst in full-time employment. UK employers sponsor over 80% of students taking the course. Aims The programme will provide students with essential knowledge about the theoretical rationales and policy arguments for the recognition of intellectual property rights. It will explain the basic principles of Intellectual Property Law and the nature and scope of these rights. It will also explore the procedures, both national and supranational, for the granting and recognition of the rights, and mechanisms for enforcement as well as defences against enforcement. Special Features Studying Intellectual Property Law at Brunel Intellectual Property Law at Brunel University is well established and highly rated for the quality of its staff publications, research projects and teaching standard. Staff teaching at the Intellectual Property Postgraduate Certificate include academics and practitioners with recognised expertise in all areas of intellectual property law. Exemptions The course is accredited by the Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg), the statutory body regulating the professions of patent attorney and trade mark attorney. It provides exemptions in the examinations to become a qualified Patent Attorney in the UK. For more details on qualifications, examinations, and exemptions please visit the website of the Joint Examination Board (JEB), the body responsible for the organisation and management of the examinations of CIPA for entry onto the Register of Patent Attorneys. Patent Attorney Students preparing to train as Patent Attorneys will receive full exemption from all Foundation Level Papers (P1, P5, P7, D&C, Law) set by the Joint Examination Board and the Institute of Patent Attorneys. Attendance Attendance for lectures is only required on Wednesday afternoons from 1pm to 5pm for two terms, end September to March. Teaching and Assessment Assessment Each module will be assessed independently by way of a written examination or coursework. Term 1 modules are assessed at the beginning of January. Term 2 modules are assessed during the University’s main exam period – the end of March to the beginning of May. Exact dates are confirmed to all students during the academic year. Employability Graduates will have the skills to pursue a career in the area of intellectual property as lawyers (in-house or independent), patent or trademark attorneys, IP portfolio managers, patent examiners and IP paralegals. The course may also benefit those who deal with intellectual property matters on a regular basis within industry/business. [-]