Edinburgh Law School

University of Edinburgh

Information Technology 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. Please note this programme is not available for entry in 2018/19.

Course modules

You must 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. Core courses offered in 2016/17: Communications Law Electronic Commerce Law Forensic Computing: Electronic Evidence Information: Control and Power Information Technology Law Law of Robotics International and European Media Law Please note the available choice of modules in any given year may change.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM On-line study September 2017 - 1 Years
LLM On-line study September 2017 - 2 Years
LLM On-line study September 2017 - 3 Years
LLM On-line study January 2018 - 20 Months
LLM On-line study January 2018 - 32 Months

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