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Digital Economy, LL.M.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) ,
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.

About

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.

Careers

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 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • It can take up to four weeks to consider applications, so we recommend you apply at least a month before your preferred start date.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      • January start 15 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • 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

    13100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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