University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Information Technology and Commerce

The programme is designed to bring together the all-important aspects of commercial law with the ever-increasing impact of information technology law. This programme provides a comprehensive grounding in the legal and regulatory environment in which this technological change is taking place. You will have the opportunity to choose from a broad range of subject areas and tailor the programme to your own individual needs and interests. You will develop an in-depth understanding of the legal response to these changes and the reasons why the law is moving in a particular direction. With a sound understanding of this important area of law and a readiness to apply that knowledge commercially, you will be well-equipped to compete for careers in the corporate and business world.

Entry requirements

An Upper�2nd Class Bachelors Degree in Law (or a degree with a substantial legal component) is normally required, but account may also be taken of practical work experience or professional qualifications within the relevant field of study. We welcome applications from international students. Mature applicants without formal qualifications but relevant work experience are also encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Core modules: Dissertation. Option modules: principles of secured transactions; advanced secured transactions; corporate governance of boards; corporate governance: shareholders� rights and responsibilities; international trade law; World Trade Organisation and regional economic integration; internet law; commercial conflict of laws and international litigation; international commercial arbitration; carriage by air; insurance law; intellectual property law and theory.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time - 12 months
LLM Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

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Business and Law
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023 8059 4393