Overview

Digital Economy LLM

 

Master the legal and policy issues raised by the Digital Economy. Develop cutting-edge strategic business skills and as well as advanced legal knowledge to become a strategic digital business leader or legal practitioner.

Accreditation

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Institutional Accreditation

Regional accreditation is an institution-level accreditation status granted by one of six U.S. regional accrediting bodies. Accreditation by more than one regional accrediting body is not permitted by the U.S. Department of Education.

University of Newcastle is accredited by the DETC & Higher Learning Commission of UK, www.detc.org.uk Since , University of Newcastle has been continually accredited by the DETC Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.

 

Digital Economy LLM

 

Course Level:

Postgraduate

Credits 

180

Course

codeF756

How long it takes:

One Years, Two Years Sandwich

Study Mode:

Distance learning/ Campus

Course cost

Price: US$15000.00

Entry requirements

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Department:

Newcastle Law School

Content

 

Modules & assessment

Core modules

  • Law in the Global Context
  • Digital Economy
  • Legal Research Methods
  • Major Research Project (LLMs)
  • Intellectual Property Law and Social Media

Optional modules

  • Globalisation and World Trade
  • Competition Law in the International Context
  • Corporate Governance
  • Transnational Commercial Law
Main
  • A first degree, with honours, in a related subject and at a minimum final classification of a lower second (2:2) or equivalent.
  • If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 ( Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by the University of Newcastle.

Course fees

USA, UK & EU students, 2019/20 (per year)

£8,500

International students starting 2019/20 (per year)

£13,100

 

Careers / Further study

Combining law and business gives you more career options and a greater freedom of choice.

Depending on your specialism, you could choose a career in management, law, finance and banking and the public sector. Our graduates have secured roles at Rolls Royce, HP, IBM, NHS, Hayes, Microsoft, Maclaren F1 and Lidl.

You may want to progress to train as a barrister or solicitor through the LLM in Advanced Legal Practice (LPC LLM) or Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), or undertake a business related postgraduate degree.

Get inspired

Our award-winning careers service will develop your employment potential through career coaching and find you graduate jobs, placements and global opportunities.

We can also help find local volunteering and community opportunities, provide support for entrepreneurial activity and get you access to employer events.

Visit our employability pages to learn more about careers, employers and what our students are doing six months after graduating.