Become an expert in the legal and policy issues raised by the Digital Economy.
Our LLM Digital Economy adopts a cutting-edge and cross-disciplinary approach to the Digital Economy. Focusing on the challenges and opportunities of the modern age, from connected homes to smart cities and cloud computing to artificial intelligence, you will gain a detailed familiarity of the major legal and policy matters at the heart of the Digital Economy.
This innovative perspective will give you the skills to become strategic digital business leaders, able to guide businesses, organisations and governments to harness the potential of the Digital Economy while also protecting legal rights.
Through a combination of lectures, in-class discussions and debates, presentations and group work, you will study the practice of law pertaining to areas such as:
By working alongside students from our LLM International Commercial Law and International Business Law courses, you will also develop a broader understanding of these two fields, which underpin Digital Economy law.
Your studies will be supported by leading practitioners and academics in the field of Digital Economy law, who bring a wealth of real-life experience and knowledge into the classroom, as well as guest speakers working at the highest level of digital business.
At the end of the course you will use your new skills and understanding to complete a research project, showing you are ready to take on professional life in the Digital Economy.
New Masters loan for UK/EU students, scholarships for international students and alumni.
Our LLM Digital Economy will provide you with a masters-level qualification and prepare you for a career in legal practice, as well as other roles that focus on the knowledge and digital economies:
It will also prepare you for further study on a research degree, such as our MPhil / PhD Law.
Whether you aim to work in the creative industries or the social sciences, the legal profession or public service, the Faculty of Arts, Law & Social Sciences will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need for professional life.
Our lively, diverse community and ambitious academic environment will broaden your horizons and help you develop your full potential - many of our courses give you the chance to learn another language, study abroad or undertake work placements as you study.
If you’re interested in art, music, drama or film, check out our packed programme of events. Together with our partners in the creative and cultural industries, we’re always working to enrich the cultural life of the university and the wider community.
Our research is groundbreaking and internationally recognised, with real social impact. We support the Cultures of the Digital Economy Research Institute (CoDE), whose projects include interactive music apps and documenting lifesaving childbirth procedures, as well as nine international research clusters, such as the Centre for Children's Book Studies and the Labour History Research Unit.
In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, six of our subject areas were awarded world-leading status: Law; Art and Design; English Language and Literature, Communication, Cultural and Media Studies; History; Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts.
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