Law & Technology

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Law & Technology
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 108329 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters LLM
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry Year: 2022
Application Date

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Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.

Applicants are advised to apply as early as possible and ideally no later than 12th August 2022 fo...

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Duration 1 academic year full-time, 2 academic years part-time.

Contact Teaching Hours
Small Group Teaching/Personal Tutorial
8 (hours maximum)
In addition, students should set aside 10-12 hrs per module for reading and preparation
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Entry Requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or above or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in Law, Social Sciences, Humanities or a cognate discipline.

Exemption from these requirements may be considered for those applicants who hol...

Course Content

Legal work and practice, as is the case across the professions, is increasingly focused on technological innovation. Employers are very interested in law graduates who are tech-savvy both in terms of awareness of legal matters in technology...

Subjects Taught

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Law and the Challenges of Technology
Exploring and analysing the impact of technology on society and the response required by law and regulation. Topics include big data, the advance of robotics, the internet of things, and ma...

Assessment Method Assessment
Assessments associated with the course are outlined below:

Assessed coursework
Careers or Further Progression Career Prospects
This employer focused programme places employability skills at the core of the student experience (including problem based learning and leadership modules), introducing students to the interplay of and interfaces between technology and law.
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