LL.M. in Technology / Information Technology (IT) Law

LL.M. in Technology / Information Technology (IT) Law

An LL.M. in Information Technology (IT) or Technology Law can be a great choice for many people, especially those who want to leverage their strong technical skills to open up a new, promising law practice area.

Information Technology—often shortened to just "IT"—is increasingly governed by a range of complex laws and regulations. The rise of the internet and the ubiquity of computers have virtually assured that there are is a lot of work for LL.M. graduates specializing in cyberlaw. Emerging topics like digital currencies such as bitcoin, the rise of 'fake news,' and blockchain mean that lawyers who work in the technology space must keep up-to-date on all the current regulations surrounding IT law. 

Technology-centric LL.M. programs will cover many aspects important to laws in the information age. Required courses might cover topics...

An LL.M. in Information Technology (IT) or Technology Law can be a great choice for many people, especially those who want to leverage their strong technical skills to open up a new, promising law practice area.

Information Technology—often shortened to just "IT"—is increasingly governed by a range of complex laws and regulations. The rise of the internet and the ubiquity of computers have virtually assured that there are is a lot of work for LL.M. graduates specializing in cyberlaw. Emerging topics like digital currencies such as bitcoin, the rise of 'fake news,' and blockchain mean that lawyers who work in the technology space must keep up-to-date on all the current regulations surrounding IT law. 

Technology-centric LL.M. programs will cover many aspects important to laws in the information age. Required courses might cover topics like the governance of the internet and intellectual property (IP) law, for example. Often, LL.M. students will also have the opportunity to take electives which will allow them to delve into specific areas of cyberlaw and related fields, such as media law, electronic transactions / e-commerce, and trade law, for example.

These IT-oriented LL.M. programs may be offered on a full-time or part-time basis; and some schools may even offer their curriculum in an online degree format. 

Those who graduate with an Information Technology LL.M. program have the opportunity to pursue a range of careers in the space, from working in IP law in a law firm, to startup consulting and even working as part of a technology regulatory organization.

See below for a complete list of law schools offering LL.M. programs in Technology or IT Law.

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London, United Kingdom 816 Followers 946 Discussions
KCL Internationally renowned and research-led, The Dickson Poon School of Law. King's College London enjoys a distinguished reputation for sustained excellence and its graduates are respected and sought-after throughout the world. Designed to meet the ambitions and career development of a diverse range of highly qualified graduate students and practising professionals, our LLM is a respected and desirable academic qualification.

Full-Time: Master of Laws LLM, Competition Law LLM, European Law LLM, Intellectual Property & Information Law LLM, International Business Law LLM more…

Leiden, Netherlands 688 Followers 542 Discussions
Leiden Leiden Law School is the oldest and one of the largest law schools in the Netherlands. During its history Leiden University has continuously managed to maintain its reputation in excellence by combining the highest level of academic teaching with that of acclaimed innovative and creative research.

Full-Time: Air and Space Law (Advanced LL.M.), Comparative Criminal Justice (LL.M.), European and International Business Law (Advanced LL.M.), European... more…

Los Angeles, California 76 Followers 54 Discussions
Loyola Los Angeles Loyola’s LLM program is designed for foreign law graduates, as well as experienced foreign and U.S. attorneys. Our program allows students to build a flexible curriculum in American law and International Law and prepares them to become leaders in a globalized market.

Full-Time: American Law LL.M., LL.M. in Civil Litigation and Advocacy, LL.M. in Criminal Justice, LL.M. in Cybersecurity & Data Privacy, LL.M. in Enter... more…

Distance Learning: Online Master of Laws (Tax LLM) more…

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 962 Followers 504 Discussions
Penn Carey Law The University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School grants a generalized LLM, which allows students to design their own curriculum. All LLMs are eligible to enroll in the Wharton Business and Law Certificate, a program custom designed for LLMs taught by Wharton faculty. Our LLM degree begins with a unique pre-term summer program that prepares students for their academic year.

Full-Time: LL.M., LLCM (Masters in Comparative Law), Master in Law (ML) more…

Part-Time: Artificial Intelligence, Industry, and the Law Certificate Program, Regulatory Analysis and Decision-Making Certificate Program, U.S. Corpor... more…

By Research: SJD Program more…

Dual Degree: LL.M. / MFS (Master's in International Finance and Law), JD / LL.M. more…

Berkeley, California 1380 Followers 612 Discussions
Berkeley Law Berkeley Law is one of the top law schools in the U.S. Berkeley Law offers 2 ways to earn the LL.M. degree, over an academic year (LL.M. traditional track), or over a flexible timeline, taking advantage of a full academic summer semester and part-time online semesters (LL.M. executive track). Berkeley Law is located in the beautiful California Bay Area, close to Silicon Valley, San Francisco, the Pacific Ocean, and the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Full-Time: LL.M. Traditional Track, LL.M. Executive Track (Two Summer), LL.M. Executive Track (Remote + Summer), J.S.D. more…

Distance Learning: LL.M. Executive Track (Remote + Summer) more…

Amsterdam, Netherlands 394 Followers 199 Discussions
Amsterdam The Amsterdam Law School of the Faculty of Law of the University of Amsterdam has a long standing tradition of offering English taught LL.M. programmes. The programmes draw students from all over the world, which brings a truly international atmosphere to the Law School. The LL.M. programmes are designed to qualify their graduates for international careers in European and international institutions, international business, law firms, government departments and non-governmental organizations.

Full-Time: European Private Law LL.M., European Competition Law and Regulation (International and European Law) LL.M., European Union Law (Internationa... more…

Singapore 333 Followers 237 Discussions
NUS With a rich heritage spanning over 60 years, NUS Law is one of the best law schools in the world and is widely regarded as Asia’s leading law school. Home to over 70 permanent faculty with law degrees from more than a dozen jurisdictions, NUS Law is an institution dedicated to building a community and an environment in which faculty and students can discuss and reflect on the fundamental legal issues that affect societies in today’s globalised world.

Full-Time: Master of Laws (LL.M.), Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Business Law more…

Dual Degree: Dual-Degree Master of Laws (LL.M.) / Master in Public Administration (MPA) or Master in Public Policy (MPP), NUS LLM (International Arbitrat... more…

Edinburgh, United Kingdom 484 Followers 510 Discussions
Edinburgh Join a world top 25 University (QS 2024 World University Rankings) to advance your knowledge and career in law or criminology. Established in 1707, Edinburgh Law School is renowned for its international and interdisciplinary outlook and has been at the heart of legal education and research for more than 300 years.

Full-Time: LL.M. in Law, LL.M. in Commercial Law, LL.M. in Comparative and European Private Law, LL.M. in Corporate Law, LL.M. in Criminal Law and Crim... more…

Distance Learning: LL.M. in Law, LL.M. International Commercial Law and Practice, LL.M. in Information Technology Law, LL.M. in Innovation, Technology and the... more…

By Research: LL.M. by Research more…

London, United Kingdom 939 Followers 904 Discussions
QMUL Queen Mary University of London’s School of Law, internationally renowned by academics and practitioners as offering a first class LLM Programme with 20+ different specialisms. Staff have substantial practical legal work and world leading research experience. Along with the expertise of high profile Judges, practitioners, Business Leaders and distinguished Visiting Academic Fellows, Queen Mary can offer you an academically challenging and relevant LLM in a friendly and supportive environment.

Full-Time: LL.M. (Master of Laws), LL.M. in Art, Business and Law, LL.M. in Banking and Finance Law, LL.M. in Commercial and Corporate Law, LL.M. in Co... more…

Part-Time: Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Postgraduate Diploma in Law more…

Distance Learning: LL.M. in International Dispute Resolution, Postgraduate Diploma in Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law, International Relations MA more…

By Research: PhD more…

Dual Degree: Sorbonne Law School - Queen Mary University of London Double LL.M., Dual LL.M. in Commercial Law (London & Singapore) more…

Groningen, Netherlands 185 Followers 103 Discussions
University of Groningen The Faculty of Law at the University of Groningen offers eight, one-year LLM programmes, all fully taught in English, and has the top rated LLMs in international law in the Netherlands (Keuzegids Higher Education Guide 2016 - 2019). The Faculty has existed ever since the founding of the university in 1614 and has a long standing tradition of legal and academic excellence. On top of this, Groningen is a very popular student city, providing a pleasant atmosphere in which to live and study.

Full-Time: Master of Laws in Energy and Climate Law, Master of Laws in European Law in a Global Context, Master of Laws in Global Criminal Law, Master... more…

Part-Time: LL.M. in North Sea Energy Law more…

London, United Kingdom 192 Followers 162 Discussions
University of London - LL.M. Programme Our world-class, flexible Postgraduate Laws programmes are designed for UK and international students, of diverse backgrounds and educational levels, with enthusiasm to learn and achieve a postgraduate law qualification. You can study flexibly at your own pace, over 1-5 years. You can achieve your LLM without a prior degree, through a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, or LLM. Wherever you start, you can pick up three specialist awards with or without specialisation.

Distance Learning: LL.M., LL.M. in Banking and Finance Law, LL.M. in Commercial and Corporate Law, LL.M. in Common Law, LL.M. in Comparative and Foreign Law more…

Los Angeles, California 397 Followers 251 Discussions
USC Gould The Master of Laws (LLM) degree at USC Gould School of Law offers unrivaled instruction in U.S. law taught by passionate academics and leading practitioners. The comprehensive curriculum provides foundational skills in global legal practice and leadership. USC Gould also offers specialized LLM degrees in International Business and Economics Law, Privacy Law and Cybersecurity, and Alternative Dispute Resolution, as well as master's degrees for students without prior legal education.

Full-Time: Master of Laws (LL.M.), Two-Year Extended LL.M., Master of Laws in Alternative Dispute Resolution (LL.M. in ADR), Master of Laws (LLM) in Pr... more…

Distance Learning: Master of Laws (LL.M.), Online Master of Studies in Law (MSL), Online Certificates in Business Law, Compliance, Entertainment Law & Industry... more…

New York City, New York 334 Followers 247 Discussions
Fordham Law Located in the heart of Manhattan, Fordham Law’s nine LL.M. degrees offer the opportunity to specialize in fields that are evolving as the law, economy, technology, and times demand. The breadth of offerings in each program is matched only by the enthusiasm and experience that our professors bring to the classroom. Students can gain experience from an externship or clinic and participate in our many Centers and Institutes, student organizations, and journals.

Full-Time: LL.M. in Banking, Corporate, and Finance Law, LL.M. in Corporate Compliance, LL.M. in Fashion Law, LL.M. in Intellectual Property and Inform... more…

Distance Learning: Online LL.M. in U.S. Law more…

By Research: Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) more…

Bristol, United Kingdom 94 Followers 160 Discussions
Bristol We are a top 10 UK Law School* in a world leading University**. Our rich portfolio of postgraduate degrees is shaped and delivered by globally renowned academics who combine teaching and research excellence so you graduate with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue top-flight careers within law and beyond. (*Complete University Guide 2024 / ** Top 60 QS World University Rankings 2023)

Full-Time: LL.M. Law - General Legal Studies, LL.M. Law - Commercial Law, LL.M. Law – Employment, Work and Equality, LL.M. Law - Health, Law and Societ... more…

By Research: PhD in Law more…

Houston, Texas 75 Followers 64 Discussions
Houston Law Center (UHLC) With more than 200 courses, UH Law Center’s curriculum is one of the most extensive of LL.M. programs in the U.S. Located in Houston, students will study in the nation’s fourth-largest city, which is also a global leader in healthcare, energy, international business and other disciplines. We offer six distinct programs that allow students to select a program that supports their professional and personal goals.

Full-Time: LL.M. in U.S. Law, Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law LL.M., Health Law LL.M., Intellectual Property & Information Law LL.M., In... more…

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