LL.M. in Technology / Information Technology (IT) Law 2018

LL.M. in Technology / Information Technology (IT) Law 2018

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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New York City, New York 1738 Followers 1497 Discussions

Full-Time: Traditional LL.M., LL.M. Competition, Innovation and Information Law, LL.M. Corporation Law, LL.M. Environmental and Energy Law, LL.M. Inter... more…

Distance Learning: Executive LL.M. in Tax more…

By Research: LL.M. Legal Theory more…

Dual Degree: J.D. / LL.M. in Taxation, J.D. / LL.M. in International Law, LLB / LL.M. Program with National University Singapore (NUS), J.D. / LL.M. Prog... more…

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London, United Kingdom 736 Followers 778 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 21 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 (Flexible Study) Laws more…

Distance Learning: LL.M. in Computer and Communications Law, LL.M. in International Dispute Resolution, Postgraduate Diploma in Computer and Communications Law... more…

By Research: MA in Law by Research, PhD more…

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

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Leiden, Netherlands 477 Followers 432 Discussions
Leiden Leiden Law School offers intensive education programmes that provide tremendous opportunities for talented students. The influence of internationalisation and European integration is steadily increasing in all areas of society and law. The design of our study programmes is entirely in line with these developments. With our campus in The Hague we are close to the political arena and many international organisations that operate in the area of peace and law.

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

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London, United Kingdom 583 Followers 857 Discussions
LSE The Executive LLM programme at the London School of Economics and Political Science is one of the most innovative and intellectually exciting of LLM programmes offered in Europe today. It makes available the highest quality postgraduate education, taught by many of the leading academics in the UK, to individuals in full-time employment who cannot take a year-long break from work. The programme offers modules in a broad range of fields including arbitration, human rights and more.

Full-Time: LL.M. Master of Laws, LL.M. Banking Law and Financial Regulation, LL.M. Competition, Innovation and Trade Law, LL.M. Corporate and/or Commer... more…

Part-Time: Executive LL.M. more…

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Toronto, Canada 163 Followers 120 Discussions
UofT The University of Toronto Faculty of Law offers one of the world's outstanding legal educations. To be a student at our prestigious law school is to join a lively intellectual community of the finest law teachers and scholars. Our graduate programs inspire students to think broadly and deeply about the law, prepare them to excel in the fields of their choice, and provide them with competitive opportunities that only a top-ranked school can offer.

Full-Time: LL.M. in Business Law, LL.M. in Criminal Law, LL.M. in Legal Theory, LL.M. in Health Law, Ethics and Policy, Global Professional LL.M. in Bu... more…

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London, United Kingdom 653 Followers 864 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 LL.M., Competition Law LL.M., European Law LL.M., Intellectual Property & Information Law LL.M., International Business Law L... more…

Distance Learning: Executive LL.M., International Financial and Commercial Law LLM, International Corporate and Commercial Law LL.M. more…

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Berkeley, California 1010 Followers 528 Discussions
Berkeley Law Berkeley Law is one of the top law schools in the U.S. Berkeley Law offers four program options to earn the LL.M. degree: the traditional track, a 9-month academic year program; the hybrid option, one in-residence summer term bookended by 2 terms of online study (spring and fall terms); the professional track, in which students complete their degree over 2 consecutive in-residence summer terms; and the thesis track, a 9-month academic year program that includes a thesis.

Full-Time: LL.M. Traditional Track, LL.M. Professional Track, LL.M. Hybrid Option, LL.M. Thesis Track, J.S.D. more…

Distance Learning: LL.M. Hybrid Option more…

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Amsterdam, Netherlands 268 Followers 144 Discussions
Amsterdam The Amsterdam Law School of the Faculty of Law of the Universiteit van 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…

By Research: Information Law LL.M., Public International Law LL.M. more…

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