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Information Rights Law and Practice (1 year distance learning) (PGCert)


Northumbria University Northumbria Law School

September PgCert 1 year by distance learning

About the course

This distance learning course is the first postgraduate qualification designed to unravel the complexities of information rights.

Information Rights has developed as a profession in its own right in recent years, particularly since the introduction of landmark Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Environmental Information legislation. This course is designed to meet the distinct needs of those working in the area, where a detailed knowledge of the relevant legislation and an ability to apply it in practice is essential.

The linked structure of the course gives you maximum flexibility in your studies. The PG Cert is the first stage award; you can either exit at this stage or progress to the PG Dip and LLM. This course is not eligible for the postgraduate government loan.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in Law, or an honours degree with law modules. Relevant professional qualifications or suitable experience will also be considered.

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