Master in Intellectual Property

Master in Intellectual Property


College: College of Business, Peace, Leadership and Governance

Programme Level: Postgraduate

Duration: 1 year(s)

Department: Professor Rukudzo Joseph Murapa Institute Of Peace, Leadership and Governance

Learning Mode: Full Time

Location: Main Campus

Recognising the need to promote the protection of intellectual property in Africa the Masters in Intellectual Property (MIP) programme is designed for the management of intellectual property (IP). It is dedicated to ensuring the protection of the rights of creators, inventors and owners of intellectual property and that the ingenuity of these creators and inventors is recognized and rewarded. The programme involves the protection of copyright, patent and trademark relating to cultural and industrial creations and inventions.

a Second Class Honours degree of Africa University OR

(ii) a qualification from another institution of higher learning deemed by the GSC to be equivalent to a Second Class Honours degree of Africa University.

A minimum of two years of work experience is recommended.

Proficiency in English language:

English is the language of instruction at Africa University. For that reason, all prospective graduate students shall be expected to demonstrate proficiency in English in order to pursue any graduate degree programmes of the University. Proficiency in English may be demonstrated in any one of the following ways:

  1. Successful completion of a minimum of two years of study at a University where English is the language of instruction.
  2. Successful completion of a minimum of four years study at a secondary school where 

(a) English is the language of instruction and 

(b) a study of English as a subject has been undertaken during each of those four years. The candidate must have passed all English courses taken during those four years.

  1. A score of 500 or higher on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
  2. Any other evidence of competency in English acceptable to both the College and   Senate of the University.
  3. A candidate who does not meet the minimum required proficiency standard may be    provisionally admitted pending successful completion of the Intensive English Programme.

No program costs found.

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