Edinburgh Law School

University of Edinburgh

Innovation, Technology and the Law

This programme aims to promote advanced knowledge and understanding of the relationships between law, technology, commerce and society in the widest possible sense; it explores the role of law in responding to, regulating and promoting new and emerging technologies, and also emphasises the role of technology in supporting and guiding legal and judicial processes; the focus of the degree is on the international nature of the subject matter and each course offers a comparative analysis of current legal developments.

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 Honours degree or its equivalent if outside the UK; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.nglish language standard: 7.00 IELTS or equivalent.

Course modules

Communications, networks and the law; data protection and information privacy; information: control and power; intellectual property 1: copyright and related rights; intellectual property 2: industrial property; intellectual property: law and society; international climate change law; law of e-commerce; legal challenges of information technologies; managing intellectual property; medical jurisprudence; risk, society and regulatory frameworks.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 9,650 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time £ 4,825 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
LLM Part-time £ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

Key information

Telephone number: 
0131 650 6325