LLM in Internet Law and Policy

Internet Law and Policy

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Study the legal implications surrounding Information technology and telecommunications on the world's longest established postgraduate masters (LLM) course in Internet Law and Policy.

The LLM in Internet Law and Policy is offered on campus and via distance learning.

Full-time on campus LLM and PGDip students complete six modules.

Core Modules

  • Legal Research Skills and Methods

Optional Modules

  • E-commerce
  • Telecommunications Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Digital Copyright Law & Policy Making
  • Privacy Crime & Security


Assessment is made on the basis of:

  • 4,000-word essays submitted at the end of each module
  • Completion of three modules will qualify students for the award of Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert)
  • Satisfactory completion of six modules qualifies students for a Diploma (PgDip) in Internet Law and Policy
  • To qualify for the award of the LLM degree, students are additionally required to submit a dissertation of around 15,000 words



  • Full-time 12 months; Part-time 24 months


  • Full-time 9 months, Part-time 24 months