Taught course

LLM Information Technology and Commerce

University of Southampton · School of Law

Entry requirements

Minimum upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in law (or degree with a substantive legal component) from an approved university; other qualifications and experience considered.

Months of entry


Course content

As the digital world is evolving so is the need for legal protection. The Master of Information Technology and Commerce Law degree brings together the all-important aspects of commercial law with the ever-increasing impact of information technology law.
An important specialism, this course provides graduates with an invaluable skillset that could see them indispensable to business in the modern ecommerce market. If you are passionate about law and fair trade, this is the perfect route for your legal career.

Core modules: Dissertation - LLM
Optional Modules: Commercial Conflicts of Laws and International Litigation; Online Intellectual Property Enforcement (half option); Global Copyright and Trade Mark Law & Policy (half option); Digital Identity (half option) Ship Finance (half option); Internet Intermediaries & Data Protection Law (half option); The Law of Ship Sale & Purchase (half option); Web Applications (half module); Data Analytics (half module); Text Mining & Social Network Analytics (quarter option); Web Analytics (quarter option); Retailing in the digital Age (half option); Intellectual Property Law and Theory; Corporate Governance of Boards (half option); Corporate Governance – Shareholders’ Rights (half option); EU Competition Law; Insurance Law; International and Comparative Competition Law; International Commercial Arbitration; International Trade Law; World Trade Organization and Regional Economic Integration; Intellectual Property Law and Theory.

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Information for international students


Fees and funding



Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Business and Law
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