Select your programme and preferred start date to begin your application.
Individual programme fees are linked above. For detailed information on fee status, policies, payment and funding opportunities see:
FT UK/EU/international students £14,400 PT UK/EU/international students £7,200 (2 yrs/20 mths) in 1st year of study / £4,800 (3 yrs/32 mths) in 1st year of study
This LLM in Information Technology Law aims to promote advanced knowledge and understanding of information technology law, in its broadest sense, within international, European and domestic settings. You will develop an understanding of information technology law not just in its legal but also its social, ethical, cultural and commercial contexts.
The programme gives you the opportunity to study subjects where IT law interfaces with other disciplinary dimensions of the law, with modules in intellectual property law, commercial law and medical law.
A UK 2:1 honours degree or its equivalent if outside the UK. English language standard: 7.00 IELTS or equivalent.
All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements. Detailed advice for international students is available here:
This programme explores the wealth of legal issues associated with computerisation and the Internet, a key theme being the evolution - and increasing convergence of - information and communications technologies.
The programme also investigates the growing value attached to information and will enable you to contribute to many current areas of debate in information technology law.
The programme covers: * regulatory approaches to information technology * jurisdiction * content liability * privacy and data protection * intellectual property * standards and competition * cybercrime * e-commerce * the digital divide * the use of new technologies in investigation and evidence, and in dispute adjudication
The LLM in Information Technology Law requires that you complete a total of six courses (120 credit points), four of which must be core IT law courses, and complete a dissertation (60 credit points) over your chosen period of study.
Our distance learning courses are delivered via eSCRIPT - our flexible online learning environment developed by the University.
Through eSCRIPT you will access learning materials and interact with your tutor and fellow students. eSCRIPT is accessible from any computer via the internet. A fast connection is an advantage, but you do not need any special equipment, applications or plug-ins to use it.
We aim to provide challenging, research-led teaching with students benefiting from the expertise of a multidisciplinary team of tutors and the results of innovative cross-cutting research of the highest quality.
By the end of your studies you should emerge with an understanding of information technology law not just in its legal but also its social, ethical, cultural and commercial contexts.
Graduates of our online distance learning programmes progress to a range of careers in Law and related legal fields, including work in local and international firms, government legal departments, other public institutions, international organisations and in academia. The programmes are also an ideal platform for advanced research.
Please see Scholarships and Student Funding Services for information about funding opportunities:
This article was published on Apr 25, 2013