Taught course

Corporate Law, Computing and Innovation

Institution
Ulster University · Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Qualifications
LLMMScPGDipPGCert

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Entry requirements

Applicants must:

1. have gained:
a. a second class honours degree or better in law, accounting, finance, computer science, software engineering, computing, or a related discipline from a university of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, from the Council for National Academic Awards, the National Council for Educational Awards, the Higher Education and Training Awards Council, or from an institution of another country which has been recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or
b. an equivalent standard (normally 50%) in a Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma in law or an approved alternative qualification; or
c. a degree in any discipline with appropriate work/professional experience in the field of law or computing; or
d. a comparable professional qualification; or
e. In exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant experiential learning, a portfolio of written evidence demonstrating the meeting of graduate qualities (including subject-specific outcomes, as determined by the Course Committee) may be considered as an alternative entrance route. Evidence used to demonstrate graduate qualities may not be used for exemption against modules within the programme;

And

2. Provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent)

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
English language requirements for international applicants:
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.
Ulster University recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Programme provides you with knowledge in areas of law needed in a corporate, banking and finance, and law firm environment, as well as computing fundamentals in software development, data science and business intelligence.

Created in response to demands from industry, and with significant input from major global banking, legal, and consulting firms, the Corporate Law, Computing and Innovation programme at Ulster University provides you with a unique opportunity to learn from seasoned industry experts across disciplines. It presents an exciting, first-of-a-kind partnership between the School of Law and the School of Computing, Engineering, and Intelligent Systems.

The fields of law and technology need transdisciplinary experts who can work within different teams at law firms, tech companies, government, and civil society. As technology becomes a bigger part of our lives, firms look to adopt it, tech companies grapple with existing laws, and lawmakers scramble to regulate it. People who can comfortably sit at the intersection of business, law, and technology are needed and sought after. Those who complete the Course will have opportunities for careers in law and legal practice across industries, consulting, banking, and technology firms.

Postgraduate Diploma in Corporate Law, Computing & Innovation
Candidates who complete a total of 120 credit points taught modules will have the option to exit the programme with a Postgraduate Diploma in Corporate Law, Computing & Innovation.

Postgraduate Certificate in Corporate Law, Computing & Innovation
Candidates who complete a total of 60 credit points in taught modules will have the option to exit the programme with a Postgraduate Certificate in Corporate Law, Computing & Innovation.

LAW767 Technology and Internet Law (20 credits) is a compulsory module on the PGC. and students have the option to choose between 2 of the following 3 taught modules:

LAW558 Professional Software Development (20 credits)

LAW764 Corporate Law (20 Credits)

LAW768 Derivatives and Financial Markets (20 credits)

Information for international students

The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Jane Hollway
Email
j.hollway@ulster.ac.uk