Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

Computer and Communications Law

This course aims to give students expertise in the legal regimes governing the supply and use of computer and communications technology. The programme examines the issues concerning national and international law and policy relating to computer and communications technology.

Entry requirements

Applicants should apply for this course through Informa. An upper 2nd Class Honours degree in Law (or with law as a major element) at a British university or the equivalent in other universities. Equivalent professional qualifications and experience are accepted at the discretion of the Programme Director. If applicants are unsure if they are suitable for the programme please contact Informa so that we can advise. All applicants should apply through Informa, not through Queen Mary University of London.

Course modules

Modules include: Online banking and financial services; computer crime; online dispute resolution in e-commerce; it outsourcing; advanced ip issues: protection of computer software; privacy and data protection law; advanced ip issues: digital rights management; intellectual property: foundation; internet content regulation; information security and the law; internet jurisdictional issues and dispute resolution in e-commerce; European telecommunications law; mergers and acquisitions in the ICT sector; international telecommunications law; e-commerce law; online media regulation; taxation and electronic commerce; information and communications technology and competition law; broadcasting regulation; regulation of cross-border online gambling; internet governance; online trademarks; cloud computing.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Distance learning - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Mile End Tower Hamlets E1 4NS South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7017 5906