Education

Melbourne Law School

Melbourne Law School has two substantial postgraduate education courses in the area of intellectual property law: the Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and the Master of Intellectual Property Law. The subjects in these courses are also available to be taken as part of the general Master of Laws program and the coursework component of the research higher degrees.

The Melbourne Business School

The Melbourne Business School delivers the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Marketing, and the Master of Management (Innovation) degrees for the University of Melbourne. It also participates in the University's Ph.D. program. These programs include a wide range of subjects bearing on the management of technology, the management of persons in research environments, and the economics of research. Melbourne Law School has two substantial postgraduate education courses in the area of intellectual property law: the Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and the Master of Intellectual Property Law. The subjects in these courses are also available to be taken as part of the general Master of Laws program and the coursework component of the Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.).

Faculty of Business and Economics

The Faculty of Business and Economics currently offers a variety of graduate and postgraduate diplomas and master courses in the following areas: Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Business and Management Studies, Business and IT, Economics, Finance and Marketing. Further information can be obtained from The Graduate School of Business and Economics.

Doctoral studies

Where appropriate, current and future doctoral students (Ph.D. and S.J.D.) in each of the participating faculties will be linked to programs and projects in IPRIA. In addition, IPRIA proposes to use a proportion of its annual funding to support the award of scholarships to students in each of the three discipline areas to undertake doctoral research and to be supervised by IPRIA staff and/or associates. The emphasis on such research will be interdisciplinary and there will be two or more co-supervisors from the different disciplines represented in IPRIA.

IPRIA RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS

About the Program

The aim of the IPRIA Research Scholarships Program is to provide outstanding candidates with the opportunity to undertake postgraduate studies in intellectual property.

IPRIA is a national centre for multidisciplinary research on intellectual property. Based in the University of Melbourne, it is run jointly by the Melbourne Law School, the Faculty of Economics and Commerce and the Melbourne Business School. Applications are invited from candidates who intend to undertake a PhD in any field related to the law, economics or management of intellectual property.

Doctoral Scholarship

Recipients of Australian Postgraduate Awards, Melbourne Research Scholarships or International Postgraduate Scholarships who are undertaking a doctorate in intellectual property may apply for an IPRIA Doctoral Scholarship. The scholarship provides an allowance of A$5,000 per annum and other benefits. It is renewable for two additional years, subject to satisfactory annual performance review.

Selection

The selection criteria for all scholarships are based on academic merit and demonstrated research potential.

Application

Please submit application materials (including curriculum vitae, three references, proposed research plan and a letter of application) or contact:


Executive Officer
IPRIA
The University of Melbourne
Parkville Victoria 3010
Australia
Ph: +61 3 8344 2153
Fax: +61 3 8344 2111
Email: info@ipria.org