Information Technology Law (Online Distance Learning) (LLM)

University of Edinburgh

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The award
LLM

How long you will study
12 - 36 months

Domestic course fees
GBP 15100 per http://www.registry.ed.ac.uk/fees/PGFees.htm

How you will study
full-time, part-time, distance, online

Course starts
January, September

International course fees
GBP 15100 per http://www.registry.ed.ac.uk/fees/PGFees.htm

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About Information Technology Law (Online Distance Learning) at University of Edinburgh

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
  • 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

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.

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Entry requirements

If your first degree is from a country other than the UK you must have at least one degree or other recognised qualification which has been completed over a minimum of three years to an "excellent" or "very good" standard. English language standard: 7.00 IELTS or equivalent. Please contact us if you have any questions about whether your degree meets our entry requirements.

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