Intellectual property is an exciting and growing industry sector with many career opportunities and options. Find out more about making IP your vocation of choice, and build on your skills towards a rewarding career path!

The IP Competency Framework (IPCF) was designed to equip professionals and individuals with skills and knowledge to tap into the massive potential of the IP industry. It categorises the IP industry in to five main service sectors, and provides a macro-view of the industry.

Use the IPCF map and chart out the various job roles, pathways and the skills required.

Please note that the IPCF Career Planner is best viewed on desktops/laptops only.

Are you a business-savvy corporate shark who enjoys the challenge of transforming ideas into revenue? Maybe you are an IP crusader who helps companies protect their inventions with patents? Or do you fancy yourself as a Litigator battling an IP infringement war in the courtrooms? With a world of career opportunities available, use the interactive IP Career Planner that is available at IPOS website to find your dream IP job role today.

Please note that the IPCF Career Planner is best viewed on desktops/laptops only.

As one of the fastest-growing sectors in the global economy, the IP industry is brighter than ever.

Master the skills and knowledge required for a career in the IP industry. With programmes and courses catered to the different job roles in IP, you will be able to gain the skills you need for the industry of the future.

So begin your journey towards a fulfilling career in IP today!

Singapore University of Social Sciences
in collaboration with IPOS and IP Academy
Master of IP and Innovation Management (MIPIM)

A 2-year programme, aimed at IP and innovation professionals looking to deepen their knowledge and skills set, as well as professionals and mid-careerists interested in transiting to the IP industry or upskilling.

*The MIPIM is an approved course for Singapore patent agent qualification. Please click here for the requirements to becoming a Singapore Registered Patent Agent.

 IP Academy Singapore

Specialist Certificate in Intangible Asset Management

An 8-month part-time programme, targeted at professionals who are keen to enter the intellectual property industry, or to deepen their knowledge about the business value of intangible assets.