Taught course

Innovation, Technology and the 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. This is an online distance learning programme, conducted via the internet, and aimed at students who would not otherwise have the opportunity to study at a university, but who can take courses from home.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Having studied the programme, students will emerge with an understanding of technology-related law and technology support for legal processes, not just in their legal but also their commercial, social, ethical and cultural contexts. The programme aims to promote advanced knowledge and understanding of the relationships between law, technology, commerce and society in the widest possible sense. It explores the role of the law in responding to, regulating and promoting new and emerging technologies, and also emphasises the role of technology in supporting and guiding legal and judicial processes.

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


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

Course contact details

Toby Beveridge
+44 (0) 131 650 7129