University of Edinburgh

LLM in Innovation, Technology and the Law

Address:

Old College

South Bridge

Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9YL

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

LLM in Innovation, Technology and the Law

Format: Online

Program Description:

This unique and internationally focused LLM programme explores how the law responds to, regulates, and promotes new and emerging technologies.

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 programme, 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.

This LLM can be studied over one, two or three years starting in September, or over 20 or 32 months starting in January.

Accreditation:

The University of Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Law School is an Internationally recognised Higher Education institution accredited to provide advanced education. It should be noted that a postgraduate masters degree in Law from the University of Edinburgh does not qualify for entry into the Scottish (or other country's) Legal Practice. Advice from your local Bar Association or Law Society should be sought if you wish to pursue legal practice in your country of domicile.

Facts & Figures

Out State Tuition (per year): "The tuition fee for International students on this programme for 2017 entry is: Full-time (over 1 year) £18,400 Part-time (over 2 years) £9,200 Part-time (over 3 years) £6,135 Please note these fees are subject to annual increases."

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

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