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About

This unique and internationally-focused Innovation, Technology and the Law (Online Learning) programme at The University of Edinburgh explores how the law responds to, regulates and promotes new and emerging technologies.

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Overview

Innovative technologies and convergence in technologies are causing unprecedented societal change. New legal issues are arising, and new regulatory responses emerging. The law can help – or hinder – society’s ability to reap the optimal rewards from technological development.

Across the Innovation, Technology and the Law (Online Learning) programme at The University of Edinburgh , you will study different modes of regulation – the law, the markets, the technology itself – and critically analyse the advantages and disadvantages of each. The potential of technology to support legal and judicial processes is also examined.

This LLM will enable you to develop an advanced knowledge of domains where law engages with technology, awareness of the problems in the area and understanding of the differing approaches to their solution.

Career opportunities

Graduates of our online distance learning programmes progress to a range of careers in Law and related legal fields, including work in local and international firms, government legal departments, other public institutions, international organisations and in academia.

The programmes are also an ideal platform for advanced research.

Programme Structure

  • To be awarded LLM Innovation, Technology & the Law you must successfully complete six courses, five of which must be core courses, and a 10,000-word dissertation during your chosen duration of study.
  • Our broad range of courses covers the areas of information technology law, intellectual property law, and medical law. During your studies you may also have the opportunity to study one course from our range of commercial law courses.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

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.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in law.
  • We will also consider candidates with a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a social science subject.
  • Your other qualifications and professional experience will also be considered as part of your application.
Supporting Your Application
  • Relevant work experience is not required but may increase your chances of acceptance.
  • Relevant professional qualifications will be considered.
  • Preference will be given to those with grades above the minimum requirements due to strong competition for places on this programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Tuition:

  • 2 years (part-time): £11,500
  • 3 years (part-time): £7,670

Funding

  • Edinburgh Law School Tercentenary Awards for Excellence
  • Online Learning Scholarships

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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