The Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate in Legal Technology are innovative, flexible programmes designed for law and non-law graduates who would like to gain essential in-depth knowledge of Legal Technology without completing a full Master’s programme.
The PG Dip and PG Cert in Legal Technology are vocational courses designed to further your skills in the diverse and fast-moving area of technologies affecting the legal sector. Designed to enhance your skills for the future of the legal profession, these courses focus specifically on developing an in-depth knowledge of Legal Technology and how the legal landscape is being changed by technology. Whether you want to progress within your existing firm, have plans to create your own start-up or simply want to know more about how technology is changing the legal landscape, these programmes will provide you with the knowledge to help you achieve your ambitions.
When you study the PG Dip or PG Cert Legal Technology with us you will:
Stay ahead of the competition by gaining insight into the latest insights of this emerging and rapidly evolving area
Be taught by subject matter experts, former and current practitioners and research and teaching focused academics
Focus on legal practice, not just theory
Benefit from strategic partnerships with firms, regulators and accreditation bodies
Improve your employability by gaining important transferable skills and mapping your career with our careers team
The award-linked module for both programmes (Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain in Law) will consider how disruptive technologies are bringing about a fundamental shift in decision-making and shaping a new normal in legal practice operations. The module will look at the two key technologies facilitating this change: artificial intelligence and blockchain. This module will allow you to get hands-on with the technology, exploring how it works as well as the legal and regulatory issues its use presents.
In addition to a general induction to the programme, there is a two-week induction covering the Key Principles of the English Legal System. This is compulsory for students with a non-law background.
Minimum second class honours undergraduate degree in any subject
Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain in Law
PG Dip students may choose three and PG Cert students may choose one from the list of elective modules* which includes modules such as: