Course Overview

Develop your knowledge and understanding of the technological and legal aspects of Artificial Intelligence, big data, data protection and privacy law. Issues at the intersection of new and emerging technologies and the law are becoming a global priority as the value of big data and AI and the harm accruing from data security breaches and technological abuses, becomes more apparent. This is a multidisciplinary course that develops a broad range of skills and knowledge, to prepare you for a wide range of careers in the public and private sector, in addition to giving you a foundation in the areas of law and computer science. 

Key facts

  • Study the legal and technical issues that new and emerging technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet and other information technologies raise.
  • Benefit from an interdisciplinary and fully integrated programme delivered by the Schools of Law and Computing and Mathematics.
  • Choose from a wide range of modules and tailor the programme to your professional needs and intellectual preferences.
  • Engage with academics who are carrying out internationally recognised research in areas of the law and ethics, artificial intelligence and big data.
  • Graduate with the advanced knowledge and skills to access careers in law firms and tech companies, as data protection officers or advisors on new technologies governance in the national, European and international marketplaces.