The Postgraduate Diploma in Computer and Communications Law programme must be completed within a minimum of two years and a maximum of six years. The diploma requires the successful completion of 120 credits
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:
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: 31st August 2016 and 9th January 2017
Delivery: Online Distance Learning
Fees: LLM £12,000
Postgraduate Diploma £6,950
Postgraduate Certificate £4,250
Pre-sessional module (for non law graduates) £1,800
"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"
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:
"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."