Taught course

Information Technology Law (Online Distance Learning)

University of Edinburgh · School of Law

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its equivalent if outside the UK. English language standard: 7.00 IELTS or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The programme aims to promote advanced knowledge and understanding of information technology law, in its broadest sense, within international, European and domestic settings. The programme encompasses regulatory approaches to information technology, jurisdiction, content liability, privacy and data protection, intellectual property, standards and competition, cybercrime, e-commerce, the digital divide, legal challenges in respect of new information and communications technologies (including the internet and virtual worlds), and using these technologies in investigation and dispute adjudication.

Fees and funding

Visit our Scholarships and Student Finance Office at http://www.scholarships.ed.ac.uk/ for information about funding opportunities.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
12 - 36 months
part time
20-36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Toby Beveridge
+44 (0)131 650 7129