LLM in Innovation, Technology and the Law

Edinburgh Law School - The University of Edinburgh

Program Description

LLM in Innovation, Technology and the Law

Edinburgh Law School - The University of Edinburgh

Programme description

This programme aims to promote advanced knowledge and understanding of the relationships between law, technology, commerce and society in the widest possible sense.

It explores the role of law in responding to, regulating and promoting, new and emerging technologies, and also emphasizes the role of technology in supporting and guiding legal and judicial processes.

The focus of the degree is on the international nature of the subject matter and each course offers a comparative analysis of current legal developments.

Programme structure

This programme offers a range of courses from the fields of technology, communications, IP and medical law with an international perspective, giving you the option to tailor the programme to suit your needs and interests.

The programme consists of 180 credits, comprising taught courses worth 120 credits (60 credits per semester) and a 10,000-word dissertation worth 60 credits.

Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances or lack of demand for particular courses, we may not be able to run all courses as advertised come the start of the academic year.

Details of the programme structure and courses scheduled for 2018/19 can be found on the Law School's website.

Learning outcomes

Having completed the programme, students will emerge with an understanding of technology-related law and technology support for legal processes, not just in their legal but also their commercial, social, ethical and cultural contexts.

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honors degree, or its international equivalent, in law.

We may also consider a UK 2:1 honors degree, or its international equivalent, in a social science subject.

English language requirements

All applicants must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of their English language ability:

  • an undergraduate or masters degree, that was taught and assessed in English in a majority English speaking country as defined by UK Visas and Immigration
  • IELTS: total 7.0 (at least 6.5 in each module)
  • TOEFL-iBT: total 100 (at least 23 in each module)
  • PTE(A): total 67 (at least 61 in each of the "Communicative Skills" sections)
  • CAE and CPE: total 185 (at least 176 in each module)
  • Trinity ISE: ISE III with a pass in all four components

Degrees taught and assessed in English must be no more than three years old at the beginning of your degree programme. Language tests must be no more than two years old at the beginning of your degree programme.

Application deadlines

We encourage you to apply at least one month prior to entry so that we have enough time to process your application. If you are also applying for funding or will require a visa then we strongly recommend you apply as early as possible. We may consider late applications if we have places available, but you should contact the relevant Admissions Office for advice first.

How to apply

You must submit a reference with your application.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 28, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 10, 2019
Duration
Duration
1 - 2 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
12,300 GBP
Full-time: Home/EU: £12,300, Overseas/International: £21,600.
Information
Deadline
June 30, 2019
Locations
United Kingdom - Edinburgh, Scotland
Start date : Sept. 10, 2019
Application deadline June 30, 2019
End date Request Info
Dates
Sept. 10, 2019
United Kingdom - Edinburgh, Scotland
Application deadline June 30, 2019
End date Request Info