Our MSc in Legal Technology is available for both law and non-law graduates, providing you with an insight into this rapidly developing area. You will learn the basics of this exciting and often disruptive technology in a legal context and the regulation which is being formed around it.
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Students must possess an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in any subject at 2:2 or above.
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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
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.
The dissertation module will be assessed by submission of a thesis (15,000 words). The dissertation provides an opportunity for a sustained, in-depth and intensive investigation into, and reflection upon, a specialist area of Legal Technology.
You can also study this course online.
The online version of this course covers the same content as the on-campus version, while still offering you the same high level of professional tutor support. The only difference is that you can study when and where you want, over a variety of different course lengths.
Please note that students who require a Student Route visa to study with us are not permitted to select online modules and can only choose face-to-face taught modules. Home Office regulations do not allow Student Route students to undertake an online study.
Terms 1 & 2
You will complete:
Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain in Law
Research Methods Training (sessions throughout Terms 1 and 2 / 1-4)
You may then choose three from the list of elective modules* which includes modules such as:
Corporate Governance and Disruptive Technology
Cyberlaws (The Laws of Data and Digital Assets)
Technoethics in Law
The Internet of Things
*All elective modules are subject to availability.
Dissertation in Legal Technology
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Course fees – Domestic: £9,200
Course fees – Non-Domestic: £12,360
Postgraduate student loan is available
Payment plan available for those who are self-funding
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