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Information Technology and Commerce Law LLM

Information Technology and Commerce Law LLM

Key information

Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Media Law Law (Specific Statutes)

Course type


Course Summary

Privacy, intellectual property, data protection, big data, information security, digital threats and cyber space are issues that are becoming increasingly challenging. This programme provides a comprehensive grounding in the legal and regulatory environment in which these technological developments are taking place. Combining the all-important aspects of commercial law with the ever-increasing impact of information technology law, you will develop an in-depth understanding of the legal response to these changes and why the law is moving in a particular area. With a sound understanding of this important area of law and a readiness to apply that knowledge commercially, you will be well-equipped to compete for careers in the corporate and business world."

Different course options

Full time | Highfield Campus | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module aims to provide you with an opportunity for independent research on a legal topic of your choice, under the guidance of a supervisor; to encourage you to explore a legal issue in depth, reviewing and critically analysing legal opinions, whether judicial or otherwise, to offer scope for critical analysis, and the development and justification of a personal position on a legal issue; to develop your skills in planning and organising a legal research project, especially enhancing your ability to muster appropriate primary and secondary legal materials.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a UK bachelors degree with upper second-class honours or higher in law or in a degree with substantive legal component.

University information

The University of Southampton is spread across five campuses in the city, and is the largest university in the South East of England. There is also an additional site in Winchester, and another in Malaysia. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University was also awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework...more

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