Online LL.M - Master of Laws in Advanced Information Technology Law

The LL.M Advanced Information Technology Law meets the current demand for specialist knowledge and skills in the rapidly expanding fields of international commercial and business law with a special focus on the application of law in the IT sector. It provides students with the opportunity to explore, in-depth, the legal regulation of the world of international business. Academically rigorous, the LL.M will expose students to a practical real-world application of the law.

The LL.M is taught by an outstanding team of professional research active staff who have extensive practice and academic experience. The programme aims to enhance knowledge and critical thinking in this area.

The programme provides advanced critical analysis of the key themes and emerging challenges facing businesses operating in or connected to the IT sector, in a global context such as in international/global business environments and innovation and enterprise.

This programme is entirely delivered by distance learning. RKC has tailor-made, state-of-the-art software for online course delivery called “OnlineCampus”, which is a highly evolved all encompassing, interactive and easy-to-use software designed to make studying online an enjoyable experience.


Duration Minimum 12 months, maximum 5 years.

Delivery Method 100% online via OnlineCampus (an interactive online learning environment) with intensive class discussion and collaboration.

Places The number of places per term is strictly limited to 40.

Ranking The University of Cumbria is ranked 15th in the United Kingdom in the Guardian University Guide for Law (2014).

Tuition Fees 12,000 CHF (Swiss Francs). This includes library access, OnlineCampus access, graduation fees, and University of Cumbria matriculation fees. Fees are payable in interest-free instalments. The fees are for the entire programme, and include all the courses as well as supervision for the final dissertation. Some of the textbooks that you will need for the course are not included in these fees.

Terms Four terms per year (Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn).

Worldwide Recognition The University of Cumbria LL.M programme offered online is recognised worldwide. The University of Cumbria received the University title, and degree awarding powers, from by Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council. It is fully recognised by the British Government and duly listed on the United Kingdom’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills list of recognised UK awarding institutions.