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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Strand Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 17-JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Our LLM in Law and Technology is an internationally recognised postgraduate law degree which offers students a rare opportunity to systematically acquire academic training in the interdisciplinary area of Law and Technology. We offer a wide range of relevant modules taught by leading academics and practioners, including e-commerce law, cyberspace law, biotechnology and health law, intellectual property and copyright, media law, law of artificial intelligence, law of cryptocurrencies and blockchain, international financial law and venture capital, law and policy of financial technology, and competition law in relation to digital economy. The education will focus on cultivating students’ problem-solving skills, critical thinking ability, and the adaptability to the ever-changing economy of 21st century driven by technological innovations. The LLM in Law and Technology will greatly improve students’ employability for tomorrow’s job market in legal, finance, and technology industries.

Course detail

The LLM offers a sharpened focus on our key areas of excellence and a commitment to offer a premier course and a world-class student experience. Aimed at recent law graduates (or graduates of joint degrees with a significant law content) as well as established legal professionals who may have graduated a number of years ago, the course is rigorous and demanding and requires serious commitment. The LLM allows you to deepen or to broaden your knowledge of law as an academic subject and assists your professional development by enhancing your problem-solving skills in a transnational context. Designed to maximise students’ intellectual potential, it also keeps you grounded by drawing on the real-world experiences of staff and other practitioners. The LLM in Law and Technology also offers an opportunity to develop more detailed knowledge, understanding and research skills in a chosen dissertation topic or practice module. You will find that Law and Technology at The Dickson Poon School of Law is taught in a supportive environment that helps students develop their individual interests in the subject, and students will be allowed to design their own syllabus from a wide range of tech law modules to meet their career needs. Our classes are taught by leading academics specialising in technology laws and regulations of key jurisdictions such as UK, US, EU, and China. This is part of what makes King’s such an exciting atmosphere in which to study Law and Technology. Under the close guidance of our expert tutors, we will equip you with the legal knowledge and expertise to match your career ambitions. You will gain an internationally recognised qualification that is highly desirable in tomorrow’s competitive legal profession.

Teaching and assessment

In the first and second semester you study your selection of taught modules (half and full). These are in most cases assessed in the third semester (May/June) by written examination, or in some cases by the submission of an assessed essay. Dissertation or research essays must be submitted in September, after the May/June examinations.

Application deadline

27 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 28,770per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

King's College London, University of London

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 103 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    215 98%

    3rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    55th

    32

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