Digital Economy

Anglia Ruskin University

12 months
13500 GBP/year
8900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Digital Economy programme at Anglia Ruskin University helps you master the legal and policy issues raised by the Digital Economy. Develop cutting-edge strategic business skills and as well as advanced legal knowledge to become a strategic digital business leader or legal practitioner.


On the Digital Economy programme at Anglia Ruskin University, you will develop the skills to become a strategic digital business leader, able to guide companies, organisations and governments to harness the potential of the Digital Economy while also protecting their legal rights.

Your legal reasoning, critical analysis, research skills and independent judgement will all be exercised as you gain a detailed familiarity of the major legal and policy matters at the heart of the Digital Economy.

Focusing on the challenges and opportunities of the modern age, our core modules will introduce you to the practice of law in such areas as communications, competition, intellectual property and data.

At the end of the course, you will use all the skills and knowledge you have learned to research and complete a Major Project in the area of the digital economy that most interests you, under expert supervision.


Our LLM will help you develop transferable professional skills including logical reasoning, critical analysis, research and independent judgement, along with an understanding of the complex interplay between infrastructure, content, competition, social policy, punishment and trade in the global digital arena, and a greater capacity for legal communication.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law in the Global Context 
  • Digital Economy 
  • Legal Research Methods 
  • Major Research Project (LLMs) 
  • Intellectual Property Law and Social Media 
  • Globalisation and World Trade 
  • Competition Law in the International Context 
  • Corporate Governance 
  • Transnational Commercial Law 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first degree, with honours, in a related subject and at a minimum final classification of lower second (2:2) or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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