The programme aims to promote advanced knowledge and understanding of information technology law, in its broadest sense, within international, European and domestic settings.Programme overview
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
- content liability
- privacy and data protection
- intellectual property
- standards and competition
- the digital divide
- the use of new technologies in investigation and evidence, and in dispute adjudication
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.