V. Requirements for Diploma Candidates

A. General Requirements

To be recommended for the Diploma all candidates must successfully complete the required coursework, meet the school residency requirement for one semester, if a residential candidate, and fulfill all financial obligations to UNH Law and comply with UNH Law’s Conduct Code.

B. Required Credits

  1. Number of Credits. Diploma candidates must successfully complete fifteen (15) credits from a selection of required and elective curriculum.
  2. Maximum Number of Credits. Diploma candidates may not enroll in more than seventeen (17) credits per academic semester.

C. Coursework for Residential Diploma Candidates

All residential Diploma candidates must complete a variety of required and elective curriculums, depending on the program in which the candidate is enrolled.

  1.  Required Courses
    1. Intellectual Property Diploma candidates must complete the following required curriculum:
      LIP 894American Legal Process and Analysis I3
    2. Commerce & Technology Diploma candidates must complete the following required curriculum:
      LIP 894American Legal Process and Analysis I3
      LIP 980E-Commerce and The Law2
  2. Elective Courses. Diploma candidates must complete their Diploma by selecting additional electives from an approved elective curriculum list or by selecting courses made available under these rules. (The approved course list will be provided by Graduate Program Office.)
  3. Other Course Selection. The Intellectual Property Summer Institute (IPSI) is not included in the Diploma program.

D. Coursework for Online Diploma Candidates

Online diploma candidates must complete a variety of required and elective curriculum, depending on the program in which the candidate is enrolled.

  1. Required Courses
    1. Intellectual Property online Diploma candidates must complete the following required curriculum:
      LIP 954Patent Law3
      LIP 944Fundamentals of Intellectual Property3
      LIP 961Patent Practice and Procedure I3
      LIP 962Patent Practice and Procedure II3
    2. International Criminal Law & Justice Diploma Candidates must complete the following required curriculum:
      LCR 924International Criminal Law and Justice Seminar3
      LCR 925Comparative Criminal Justice Systems3
  2. Elective Courses. Online Diploma Candidates must complete their Diploma by selecting additional electives from an approved curriculum list or by selecting courses made available under these rules. (The approved course list will be provided by the Graduate Program Office.)
  3. Other Course Selection. The Intellectual Property Summer Institute (IPSI) is not included in the Diploma program.