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Swansea University

LegalTech

Singleton Park Campus
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Rank: 39 (UKEAS)

Location: Singleton Park Campus

Website: www.swansea.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/10/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £15850


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Description

Swansea University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

he LLM in LegalTech puts you at the forefront of a fast-growing field, opening up exciting career opportunities to harness the power of technology in the legal profession.Artificial Intelligence and related technologies are playing a rapidly increasing role in legal practice. This innovative and topical master's programme will give you the skills to understand and embrace this new tech, to innovate, and to put ‘LegalTech' into practice.You will explore how technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain impact legal services. You will also have the opportunity to work with AI systems, to develop LegalTech apps and solutions, to become comfortable working with Big Data, and to understand the legal and regulatory challenges associated with technology.

Requirements

Entry requirements

The course is aimed at law graduates and practitioners working at all levels of the legal profession. Students on this programme are not expected to have prior experience of coding or working with technology. We welcome applications by prospective students from around the world. Ideally you'll hold a 2:1 degree in law, although we will consider candidates with a 2:2 based on their overall and individual module performance. Candidates with relevant experience are also strongly encouraged to apply. If English is not your first language you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification such as the IELTS test (with an overall score of at least 6.5 and a minimum of 6.0 in each component).

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.0 (with no component less than 5.5)


Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for Swansea University.

About this university

International students

For international students, there is a wealth of information on the university's website to help them before they arrive in Wales. Once there the help is more hands on and includes information on visas and immigration as well as English language skills. The English language training services is an accredited program to assist those to whom the language isn't their first. There is also help with developing a career after university and finding co-curricular activities. For non-academic matters, there is the ISAS, the International Student Advice Service who are available for matters such as health and wellbeing, bringing families while studying and financial advice. They are based in the Keir Hardie Building within the university. There are plenty of services available to help students make the most of their time at the university. These range from student counselling and health centre to academic success programmes. The campus is one of the few in the UK to have a mosque on site as well as chaplain services. Student run media includes a radio station. The university's International Sports Village is just five minutes' walk from Singleton Park campus and has a host of facilities for the many sports clubs and teams. These include floodlit playing fields, eight-lane track, training centre, lacrosse and cricket pitches, tennis and squash courts and a climbing wall. Next door is the Wales National Pool, a 50-metre pool complying to FINA standards and was used for training for the London 2012 Olympics.

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