Law, Artificial Intelligence and New Technologies - MSc/LLM

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.

Month of entry

  • September

Mode of study

  • Full time, Part time


Subject area

  • Computer Science, Law

Fees for 2023/24 academic year

  • UK - Full time £10,000 per year. Part time £5,500 per year.
    International - £18,800 per year.

Duration of study

  • Full time - 1 year, Part time - 2 years, Modular - Up to 5 years

Please note: this course is no longer accepting applications from international students for September 2023 entry

Why study Law, Artificial Intelligence and New Technologies at Keele University?

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
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Keele Postgraduate Association

Keele University is one of a handful of universities in the UK to have a dedicated students' union for postgraduate students. A fully registered charity, Keele Postgraduate Association serves as a focal point for the social life and welfare needs of all postgraduate students during their time at Keele.

KPA interior

Hugely popular, the KPA Clubhouse (near Horwood Hall) provides a dedicated postgraduate social space and bar on campus, where you can grab a bite to eat and drink, sit quietly and read a book, or switch off from academic life at one of the many regular events organised throughout the year. The KPA also helps to host a variety of conferences, as well as other academic and career sessions, to give you and your fellow postgraduates the opportunities to come together to discuss your research, and develop your skills and networks.

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