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Student Profile: Donalaporn Aungsuthum
LLM.Intellectual Property Law
Where are you originally from?
Where did you do your undergraduate degree?
Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand
Where do you live?
About Your Studies:
Why did you undertake a postgraduate course?
To be a specialist in intellectual property law
Why did you choose your course and why did you choose to study at The University of Manchester?
Because the Intellectual property law system in Thailand is similar to UK and with the reputation and the intensive LLM programme I chose the University of Manchester.
What did you enjoy about your course/research?
I enjoyed my course so much although it was so tough, but I gained a lot of knowledge.
What new skills did you learn through your postgraduate study?
I learned how to prepare for research and prepare and practice for seminars and how to apply the principles that we studied with a real case.
How did the course suite your needs? (e.g. structure, contact with lecturers/supervisors etc)
I think all I needed was provided on the course, especially the lecturers, they supported us very well.
What are your future plans and how do you think your postgraduate have helped you achieve them?
Recently, I am working as a lawyer and the knowledge and experience from LLM. has helped me to deal with my cases.
Away from your studies:
What do you like about the city?
I think Manchester is a big campus. Everything is provided for students, such as transportation, shopping malls and night life.
What do you do in your spare time?
I quite enjoy visiting the museums there.
How affordable is Manchester?
Manchester is a lively city, a city for young and active person and very affordable.
Finally how would you describe your time at Manchester University to a friend from home?
To have studied here does not only have the intensive academic courses that you will receive but also friendships, experiences and amusement.