Keywords:
Law, IT Security
Edu type:
Formal education
Location:
Tilburg
Education:
Master (EQF 7)
Start date:
01/02/2021
Study Load:
1680 hrs
Duration:
1 year
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Description:

Many new technologies impact our society and raise questions regarding how to regulate these new technologies. Providing cutting edge knowledge within the burgeoning field of technology regulation, Law and Technology gives answers to the challenges of today’s technology driven society. In addition to traditional legal doctrine, you will also learn about regulatory issues in the spheres of public, private, and criminal law, and such subjects as comparative law, jurisprudence, ethics, and public administration.

 

Program and courses 

Cover different technologies, such as ICT and biotechnology, and different legal domains, such as intellectual property rights, privacy and data protection, and cybercrime.

  • Learning is closely connected to professional practice,with lawyers from international offices actively involved in the lectures.
  • No background in science or technology required.More important is your affinity with the social aspects of technology.
  • The program ismultidisciplinary: it will cover perspectives from law and other scientific domains such as economy, psychology and technology since the difficult changes we face today in society cannot be solved by only involving the legal discipline. 

Typical courses are:

  • Regulation: Ethics, Acceptance, Legitimacy
  • Capita Selecta Privacy and Data Protection
  • Advanced Topics in Intellectual Property Law

Career prospects

A Master of Laws in Law and Technology opens doors to a wide variety of careers all over the world. Pursue a leading position as a consultant, researcher, policy-maker, or lawyer specialized in law and technology.

 

Some examples of our graduates' jobs:

  • Legal Consultant IP/IT & Commercial at Deloitte Nederland, Netherlands
  • Privacy and Data Protection Legal Counsel at Philips, Netherlands
  • Legal Counsel at ASML, Netherlands
  • Regulatory & Compliance Advisor at PwC Luxembourg

Alumni facts Law and Technology

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 2.7
  • Gross monthly income of our graduates in the first year: € 3.232,-