The University of Law

The University of Law

MSc Legal Technology

The MSc Legal Technology is an innovative, flexible programme designed for law and non-law graduates who would like to gain essential in-depth knowledge of Legal Technology. Whether you want to progress within your existing firm, have plans to create your own start up or simply want to know more about how technology is changing the legal landscape, this programme will provide you with the knowledge to help you achieve your ambitions.

The Award-Linked Module for this programme (Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain in Law) will consider how disruptive technologies are bringing about a fundamental shift in decision-making and shaping a new normal in legal practice operations. The module will look at the two key technologies facilitating this change: artificial intelligence and blockchain. This module will allow you to get hands-on with the technology, exploring how it works as well as the legal and regulatory issues its use presents.

The programme structure is highly flexible, meaning that you can design a degree that meets your career objectives, whatever they might be. 

  • Stay ahead of the competition. As one of the few education providers offering this programme, gain insight into the latest insights of this emerging and rapidly evolving area. 
  • Taught by subject matter experts. Across all of our academic Master’s Programmes in Law, you will be taught by a combination of former and current practitioners and research and teaching focused academics.
  • Focus on legal practice, not just theory. We are committed to teaching the law in context, so that you understand the importance of legal rules as they are applied in the real world. 
  • Benefit from strategic partnerships with firms, regulators and accreditation bodies which inform our programme development.
  • Enjoy flexibility. Design your own degree pathway; transfer between courses and study modes.*
  • Improve your employability. Gain those all important transferable skills and benefit from clear career mapping with our careers team
  • You could be eligible for a Postgraduate Student Loan

For students who would like to gain essential in-depth knowledge of Legal Technology without having to complete a dissertation, we also offer the PG Dip Legal Technology.

Entry requirements

To study our MSc Legal Technology, you must have the following:

  • a UK bachelor's degree in any subject at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications.
  • if you are not from a majority English-speaking country, a score of at least 6.5 in all sections of the relevant tests administered by the International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) (Academic).

Assessment methods

Modules in terms 1 and 2 are either assessed by a three hour unseen written examination or 4,500 word coursework assignment.

For both blended (face to face) and online study modes, attendance at one of our UK campuses (or an approved overseas centre by prior arrangement) is required for examinations. 

The dissertation module will be assessed by submission of a thesis (15,000 words). The dissertation provides an opportunity for sustained, in-depth and intensive investigation into, and reflection upon, a specialist area of Legal Technology. 

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Online study September 2019 £ 8,750 per Academic year () 12 Months
MSc Full time September 2019 £ 8,750 per Academic year (Home/EU) 12 Months
MSc Full time September 2019 £ 12,000 per Academic year (International) 12 Months
MSc Full time January 2020 £ 8,750 per Academic year (Home/EU) 12 Months
MSc Full time January 2020 £ 12,000 per Academic year (International) 12 Months
MSc Online study January 2020 £ 8,750 per Academic year () 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online Learning
London Moorgate centre City of London EC1Y 8HQ South East
Leeds centre Leeds LS1 5HD Yorkshire and the Humber
Nottingham Campus Nottingham NG1 6FS East Midlands

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Key information

Campus or study location: 
Leeds
London (Moorgate)
Nottingham
Online
Telephone number: 
020 3435 4608