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Law and New Technologies

Birkbeck, University of London

12 months
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17700 GBP/year
11580 GBP/year
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About

The Law and New Technologies is a research-led programme at Birkbeck, University of London that focuses on how new technologies are transforming the way society operates - the way we communicate, the way we work, the way we do business, the way we travel - and the profound consequences of these changes for the law.

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Overview

The Law and New Technologies programme at Birkbeck, University of London is centred around seminars in which you will discuss contemporary challenges posed by new technologies. 

Following an introduction to practical and theoretical ideas on the most pressing questions connected to law and technology, you will then apply these ideas to contemporary world problems such as the erosion of democracy, climate change, economic inequality, political radicalisation, cybercrime and the new wave of automation facing labour markets.

Careers and Employability

Graduates may use the degree to advance their existing career or to help them change or develop a new career path in, for example, policy development, practice and analysis, from within organisations across public, private and non-governmental sectors, including local and national government bodies, law enforcement and justice agencies, think-tanks, media outlets and universities.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Critical Approaches to Technology
  • Regulating Technology
  • Commons, Public Space and the Law
  • Data, Surveillance, and Insecurity
  • Environmental Problems and the Law
  • International Business and the Environment
  • Labour, law and technology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you enough time to complete the admissions process

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
Lower Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree (2:2) or above in law or in any degree programme related to the aims and content of the programme.

  • Applications are reviewed on their individual merits and your professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be taken into consideration positively. We actively support and encourage applications from mature learners.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11580 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11580 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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