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LLM, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate in: Computer and Communications Law by online learning

Study for an online distance learning LLM from a School of Law ranked top 3 in the UK

Course start date: 11 January 2016

Delivered by tutored distance learning

  • Undertake a flexible, alternative study solution to the traditional on campus programmes, tailor-made for working professionals in the areas outlined below and studied 100% ONLINE
  • Improve your career prospects by gaining a high level qualification without compromising your work commitments and gain the professional skills and practical experience that businesses are looking for today
  • Benefit from teaching which includes industry experience and is informed by world-leading research
  • Choose the modules and the dissertation to tailor the programme precisely to your needs and to the needs of your business and ensure you have the best opportunities in your career progression

With the programme being delivered at different levels, the needs are met of a truly diverse student body. High competition for jobs means having additional training and education can be a real advantage, whether you are in the market for a new career or simply want to progress in your existing position.

This unique distance-learning programme draws on the established teaching strengths and leading research reputation of CCLS in the fields of Digital IP Law, Media Law, Telecoms Law and IT Law.

By studying for either the LLM, Postgraduate Diploma or Certificate you will:

  • Gain expertise in the legal regimes governing the supply and use of computer and communications technology
  • Examine the complex issues concerning national and international law and policy relating to computer and communications technology
  • Analyse how computer and communications technology has affected the application of traditional legal principles.

We have created a pathway for non law graduates to participate in our Computer and Communications Law programme. On successful completion of the pre-sessional Legal Systems, Research Skills and Writing for IT Law module (studied between January and April) non law graduate students will join the existing Computer and Communications

Law programme starting with a compulsory module in Legal Principles and Concepts in Computer Law. Further credits are then obtained through a combination of optional taught online modules, dissertations (10,000 or 20,000 words) and seminar presentations, as outlined under the previous sections. The aim is to provide non law graduates with a foundation in legal writing, research skills, and legal systems and enable them to access and understand legal resources and to apply all of this knowledge to the computer and communications law programme.

Qualification: LLM, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate in Computer and Communications Law
Start date: 11th January 2016
Delivery: Online Distance Learning
Fees: LLM £11,650
Postgraduate Diploma £6,700
Postgraduate Certificate £4,115
Pre-sessional module (for non law graduates) £1,725

"The course helped further my expertise in computer and communications law, a fast changing and fascinating field. It is taught to a very high standard through online tutorials, discussions and resources and the online delivery makes it convenient for working people. I thoroughly recommend the LLM to anyone interested to work in this field and practitioners who are keen to enhance their knowledge of computer and communications law"

Vanessa Mortiaux, Everything Everywhere (UK Joint Venture between Orange and T-Mobile), UK

This unique programme draws on the established teaching strengths and leading research reputation of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies and is a career driver for BOTH LAWYERS AND NON-LAWYERS working internationally in the areas of:

  • Data Protection & Privacy
  • Telecommunications Regulations
  • IP, Digital IP (Software Protection, Trademarks, Copyright)
  • Cybercrime, Information Security, Cybersecurity
  • Internet & Computer Forensics
  • ICT Outsourcing and Cloud Computing
  • Online Gambling
  • Media Law
  • Information Law

Why study by online distance learning?

  • Enjoy the full benefits of studying for a recognised UK university qualification from a leading institution which belongs to both the University of London and Russell Group of leading UK universities whilst maintaining your existing professional commitment
  • Benefit from regular interactive online support and feedback on mini assignments set by the academics to help you remain focused and motivated
  • Network and share ideas with like-minded fellow professional
    students and tutors via online forums, which provide additional
    support and professional development
  • Take control of where and when you learn
  • Apply your learning, knowledge, skills and expertise to your work immediately

"The Institute of Computer and Communications Law delivers a level of expertise in its teaching staff which I have found absolutely invaluable and they provide insight and guidance in respect of a specialist area that constantly develops and changes."

Emma Brooks, Graduate 

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Do not delay your application as places are limited.

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