Taught course

International Cyber Regulation & Policy

Edge Hill University · Department of Law and Criminology

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Entry requirements

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in law, a relevant IT-based discipline, or a relevant non-law degree in the humanities or social sciences. Relevant professional qualifications or suitable work experience will also be considered. An interview forms part of the selection process for applicants with non-law degrees.

Months of entry


Course content

Investigating the legal, social and economic issues surrounding digital technology, digital currency and artificial intelligence, this interdisciplinary taught Masters allows you to bring together the profound and exciting areas of computing and law.  This Masters will allow you to examine the legal and regulatory frameworks, and policing of cyber space, current and emerging technology.

Delivered by leading academic and practitioner experts, you will discover the major challenges faced by lawmakers in regulating cyberspace and technology, such as artificial intelligence. Developing legal research skills and problem-solving skills to gain specialist insight in resolving complex issues, you can explore topics such as regulatory and governance theory, cyber property and cyber rights, terrorism and serious organised criminal use of technology, cybercrime and information security.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for full-time study on this LLM are £7,000 for UK students and £13,500 for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2022/23.Tuition fees for part-time study on this LLM are £39 per credit for UK students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2022/23. This is equivalent to £780 per 20 credit module.180 credits are required to complete a Masters degree.EU/EEA and Swiss students who have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, as well as Irish nationals, may be eligible for the UK tuition fee rate.The University may administer a small inflationary rise in part-time postgraduate tuition fees in subsequent academic years as you progress through the course.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


Typically, you will be assessed through the submission of one piece of coursework for each taught module and the submission of a dissertation that may be a work-related research project. The coursework may be in the form of essays or problem-based case scenarios. You will be assessed individually though on some occasions you will be invited to work as part of a team with your peers.

Course contact details

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