University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Internet Law and Policy/IT and Telecommunications Law

The LLM in Internet Law and Policy is also known as the LLM in IT and Telecommunications Law. The course structure and module choices are identical. Students have the choice of an interchangeable title that best reflects their desired sector and country of employment. Internet Law, Internet Policy, IT and Telecoms Law are fast-changing areas of legal specialisation that have a large international reach and strong employment prospects. This course is offered on a full-time, part-time and distance learning basis

Entry requirements

LLM

Normally a first or upper second-class Honours degree in a related discipline. Entry may be possible with a lower second-class Honours degree, if you also have suitable professional qualifications and/or considerable appropriate experience. If English is not the 1st language students should provide evidence of their English language proficiency before they can begin the course. Students need an IELTS score of 6.5, with no area scoring below 6.0, and it must be valid for 2 years.

PgDip

Normally a first or upper second-class Honours degree in a related discipline. Entry may be possible with a lower second-class Honours degree, if you also have suitable professional qualifications and/or considerable appropriate experience. If English is not the 1st language students should provide evidence of their English language proficiency before they can begin the course. Students need an IELTS score of 6.5, with no area scoring below 6.0, and it must be valid for 2 years.

Course modules

LLM

Compulsory module: Legal Research. The following modules are also available: Cybercrime - new module for 2016/17; E-Commerce Law; Intellectual Property Law
International Intellectual Property (only available for the distance learning route); Internet Governance (only available for the distance learning route); Telecommunications Law (compulsory for LLM IT & Telecommunications Law); Privacy, Crime & Security; Digital Copyright Law & Policy-making; Domain Name Regulation (only available for the distance learning route)

PgDip

Compulsory module: Legal Research. The following modules are also available: Cybercrime - new module for 2016/17; E-Commerce Law; Intellectual Property Law International Intellectual Property (only available for the distance learning route); Internet Governance (only available for the distance learning route); Telecommunications Law (compulsory for LLM IT & Telecommunications Law); Privacy, Crime & Security; Digital Copyright Law & Policy-making; Domain Name Regulation (only available for the distance learning route)

PgCert

The following modules are available: Cybercrime - new module for 2016/17; E-Commerce Law; Intellectual Property Law International Intellectual Property (only available for the distance learning route); Internet Governance (only available for the distance learning route); Telecommunications Law (compulsory for LLM IT & Telecommunications Law); Privacy, Crime & Security; Digital Copyright Law & Policy-making; Domain Name Regulation (only available for the distance learning route)

Assessment methods

LLM

20% of the class grade is your engagement with online discussions. You're expected to contribute at least 200 words to each of the 10 sessions. You're also required to submit a 1,500-word report in the same format as the final assignment. This is worth 20% of the grade to determine your understanding of the course material.
Finally, a written assignment of approximately 4,500 words will be submitted, worth 70% of your grade.

PgDip

Assessment is based on performance in coursework and/or written exam papers and, for those seeking award of the LLM, the completion of a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

http://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 24 months
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 24 months
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
LLM Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 8 months
PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 8 months
PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (EU) 8 months
PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 8 months
PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 8 months
PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 8 months
PgCert Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 8 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months

Campus details

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University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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