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  Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law - LLM


University of Sussex    School of Law, Politics and Sociology

Full time & Part time September LLM 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Computer Science (8) Law (22)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the LLM in Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law at Sussex University. This cutting-edge programme delves deep into the digital realm, equipping you with specialized knowledge essential for the future legal landscape. Learn from top legal experts, explore governance of the internet, and tackle legal challenges posed by emerging technologies. The course structure offers flexibility with full-time or part-time study options, ensuring a perfect balance with your personal and professional commitments. Core modules like Advanced Legal Research and Writing, Intellectual Property Law, and Information Law lay a strong foundation, while elective modules such as Cyber Law and Privacy Law allow you to tailor your learning experience. Upon graduation, showcase your expertise to potential employers in tech companies and law firms. With a 2.1 or above in a law-related degree, or equivalent professional experience, you can elevate your career in specialized law firms, tech companies, media, or fashion industries. Join us and become a sought-after expert in intellectual property and information technology law.

About the course

The future of the law is digital. This innovative LLM offers you critical and intellectual specialisation in this rapidly developing area.

On this course, you’ll learn from today’s leading lawyers who’ll weave their latest insights and research into the course content. You’ll:

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Entry Requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification should be in law. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.




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Scholarships

Deadline
30 September 2022 23:59

Award amount
You receive £3,000, awarded as a tuition fee reduction.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Up to £3,000

Eligibility

To be eligible, you must:
- Be graduating from Sussex in 2022 with a First Class or Upper Second Class Bachelors degree
- Have accepted an offer of a place on an eligible Masters, either part time or full time, to start in September 2022

Application Procedure

This scholarship is not automatic. Eligible applicants need to register interest in this scholarship through the postgraduate application system when you accept an offer of a place to study. No confirmation will be sent, as the scholarship is awarded automatically to all eligible applicants that register for the scholarship on time.

International students with an offer to study in the University of Sussex Business School will be able to combine this award with the Business School International Masters Award (2022). International students with an offer to study in the school of Engineering & Informatics will be able to combine this award with the Engineering & Informatics International Masters Award (2022).


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Chancellor's Masters Scholarships are available for Masters applicants that have, or expect to achieve a First Class UK Bachelors degree. There are only 100 scholarships available, so there is a competitive application process.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,000, awarded as a tuition fee reduction if you are assessed as 'Home' for tuition fees, or £5,000 if considered 'Overseas'

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

have studied a Bachelors (Hons) at a UK university and hold, or expect to achieve, a First
have accepted an offer of a place on an eligible full time or part time Masters course to start in September 2021

Application Procedure

Complete our scholarship application form after you have received and accepted an offer of a place on an eligible Masters.

As there are limited awards available, applicants are advised to apply as soon as possible as all awards may be allocated before the final application deadline is reached. Priority will be given to applicants that have not already completed a postgraduate qualification.

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by email.


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