Data and the associated technologies that analyse and process it are transforming our personal, professional and public lives. The risk of data security breaches and technological abuse has become a global priority as businesses and governments try to realise their potential. This multidisciplinary course capitalises on Keele’s internationally-renowned expertise in Law and Computer Science, developing your knowledge and understanding of the technological and legal aspects of Artificial Intelligence (AI), big data, data protection and privacy law. It prepares you for careers in law firms and tech companies, as data protection officers or advisors on new technologies governance. Why choose this course?
- Keele is ranked among the top 200 universities in the world for the teaching of Law (Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings 2022)
- Research-led teaching capitalises on our internationally recognised expertise in ethics and law, computational neuroscience, evolutionary systems, machine learning and AI
- Tailor your studies choosing from a huge range of optional modules in law, computer science, politics or business - you can even learn a modern foreign language if working abroad appeals
- 24/7 access to wide range of specialist equipment, including over 200 PCs with relevant hardware and software (Microsoft and Linux), a VR lab, gaming lab, cloud infrastructure and Makerspace
For information regarding modules for this course, please visit the course page on the Keele University website.
You should have a first or second class honours degree (or foreign equivalent) in Law or a related discipline. Applications are welcome from current legal practitioners or any other person with appropriate professional qualifications and/or experience. Applicants for whom English is not a first language must provide evidence of a qualification in English language. The minimum score for entry to the LLM is academic IELTS 6.5 (or TOEFL 91). Students who have taken one of the English language qualifications but did not achieve the required grade may be admitted to the programme provided that they study on a pre-sessional English Language course before they start their degree studies. Keele University currently accepts Tofel iBT tests that have been taken outside of the United Kingdom. All Tofel iBT tests will need to be taken no longer than two years prior to your start date at Keele and must be verifiable with ETS. If you have taken your Tofel iBT test in the UK please contact the admissions team for more information.
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