Taught course

International Cyber Regulation & Policy

Edge Hill University · Law, Criminology and Policing

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

Cybercrime. Cryptocurrency. Artificial intelligence. NFTs and intellectual property. Investigate the legal challenges created by the evolving digital world on our international cyber regulation and policy course. We’ll teach you how to police cyberspace. Discover how to combat terrorism and serious organised crime online. Define cyber property and digital rights and develop specialist knowledge of online regulations and governance. Most internet servers are in international territories, so we need international cooperation and agreements. You’ll debate how well international law and governance responds to digital crime today. Then you’ll analyse current legal and regulatory frameworks and explore the connections between society, economics and IT laws. Add experience to your CV Our team of experts in cyber regulation and our experienced policing team bring their real-world experiences of detecting and investigating cyber crime into the classroom. We also help you find relevant work experience so you can put your knowledge into practice. This could be in an appropriate legal practice or in a relevant role in an IT or telecommunications company. Throughout the course, you’ll develop a deep knowledge of the issues surrounding current and emerging technology as you become a cybersecurity legal expert.

Fees and funding

Course pricing can be found here - https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/course/international-cyber-regulation-and-policy/

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

+44(0)1695 575171