Description

Do you have a background in law or computing? Would you like to develop the skills and knowledge to use new technologies to offer innovative legaltech services or software?

On this LLM Law and LegalTech Master’s degree, you’ll take introductory modules on law or computing (depending on your background), giving you the knowledge you need to move into more advanced areas later in the course.

You’ll explore how to use technology to make legal services more accessible to clients and how to make technology easier to use for legal professionals.

This is one of a handful of Master’s courses in the UK that brings together the specialisms of law and computing to focus on legaltech. The skills and knowledge you gain on the course will boost your career prospects in sectors related to law and IT and allow you to take advantage of emergent technologies such as blockchains, electronic contracts and artificial intelligence (AI) to develop and deliver innovative law services and software.

Study Details:

LLM 1 year full-time, 3 years part-time

Module Details:

Core modules on this Law and LegalTech LLM Master’s are:

  • Commercial and Consumer Law
  • Applied LegalTech
  • LLM Personal Tutorial
  • Introduction to Information Technology (core if you don’t have an IT qualification)
  • Legal Approach (core if you don’t have a law Bachelor’s degree or equivalent)

Optional modules in this on this Law and LegalTech LLM Master’s are:

  • CILEx Client Care Skills (Master’s Route)
  • CILEx L6 Practice (Master’s Route)
  • Commercial and Consumer Law
  • Community Legal Research Project
  • Corporate Law and Governance
  • Employment Law
  • Global Approaches to Medical Law and Ethics
  • Global Corporate Responsibility
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International and European Human Rights Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Legal Approach to Business
  • Negotiation Theory and Practice
  • Theory of Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Legal Dissertation Postgraduate
  • Professional Practitioner Project Module (Law)

Fees

(2019 start) UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students Full-time: £8,700 Part-time: £2,900 a year (may be subject to annual increase) International students Full-time: £14,700 Part-time: £4,900 a year (may be subject to annual increase)

Entry Requirements

Qualifications and experience

A second-class honours degree or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

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