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Full time | Bristol centre | 12 months | JAN-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

JAN-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Technology Law / Legal Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The Master of Sciences in Legal Technology is a postgraduate Master’s degree designed for law and non-law graduates who want to develop an in-depth knowledge of Legal Technology and how the legal landscape is being changed by technology. This exciting specialist field is perfect for the modern lawyer because it examines how innovative technologies are changing the way the legal sector operates.

Course Details
Whether you want to progress within your existing firm, have plans to create your own start-up or simply want to know more about how technology is changing the legal landscape, this innovative, flexible law and technology degree will provide you with the knowledge to help you achieve your ambitions.

When you study the MSc Legal Technology with us you will:

  • Stay ahead of the competition by gaining insight into the latest insights of this emerging and rapidly evolving area
  • Be taught by subject matter experts, former and current practitioners and research and teaching focused academics
  • Focus on legal practice, not just theory
  • Benefit from strategic partnerships with firms, regulators and accreditation bodies
  • Improve your employability by gaining important transferable skills and mapping your career with our careers team

The award-linked module for this programme (Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain in Law) will consider how disruptive legal technologies are bringing about a fundamental shift in decision-making and shaping a new normal in legal practice operations. The module will look at the two key technologies facilitating this change: artificial intelligence and blockchain. This module will allow you to get hands-on with the technology, exploring how it works as well as the legal and regulatory issues its use presents.

In addition to a general induction to the programme, there is a two-week induction covering the Key Principles of the English Legal System. This is compulsory for students with a non-law background.

To help prepare you for your dissertation you’ll study a range of compulsory and further optional Research Methods Training sessions in your first terms.

Assessment

Modules are assessed by a three hour unseen written examination or 4,500 word coursework assignment.

Attendance at one of our UK campuses (or an approved overseas centre by prior arrangement) is required for all examinations, including for online study.

The default campus location for online study is London.

Modules

Dissertation in Legal Technology - Core
Research Methods Training (sessions throughout Terms 1 and 2 / 1-4) - Core
Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain in Law - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

10,500

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

12,000

Entry requirements

Students must possess an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in any subject at 2:2 or above.

University information

The University of Law provides law and business courses for postgraduates. The university can trace its origins back to 1876, and as such, is one of the most long-standing legal educators. It received university status in 2012 and opened its Business School in 2016. The university has 15 campuses across the UK, all based in thriving business areas. In 2016, it opened its GISMA Business School in Berlin, and then in 2019 it established its...more

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