Cyber Law (951M3)
30 credits, Level 7 (Masters)
This module provides an introduction to the structure and governance of transactions taking place over the internet and related issues commonly called 'cyberlaw'.
You’ll focus on the theory and practice concerning the dematerialisation of transactions, the creation of extra-domestic rules through private self-regulation as well as public norms through international bodies such as UNCITRAL and the EU. You’ll also look at the relevance of private international law resolution in cases of disputes.
100%: Written assessment (Essay)
Contact hours and workload
This module is approximately 300 hours of work. This breaks down into about 22 hours of contact time and about 278 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.
We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.