What will I learn?

Our PGCert in Legal Technology is available for both law and non-law graduates, providing you with an insight into this rapidly developing area. You will learn the basics of this exciting and often disruptive technology in a legal context and the regulation which is being formed around it.

Course Details

The 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 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.

Assessment

Modules are assessed by a three hour unseen written examination or 4,500 word coursework assignment.

Attendance at one of our UK campuses (or an approved overseas centre by prior arrangement) is required for all examinations, including for online study. The default campus location for online study is London.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Law

Study options

Full Time (17 weeks)

Tuition fees
£4,025.00 (US$ 5,410) per year
Feb 21: £4,025; Sep 21: £4,150.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected February, September 2022

Venue

Leeds

The University of Law Leeds,

15-16 Park Row,

Leeds,

LS1 5HD, England

Full Time (17 weeks)

Tuition fees
£4,025.00 (US$ 5,410) per year
Feb 21: £4,025; Sep 21: £4,150.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected February, September 2022

Venue

London Moorgate

2 Bunhill Row,

London,

EC1Y 8HQ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To meet minimum eligibility for entry into an postgraduate degrees, students need to complete the Bachelor Degree or an equivalent qualification. An English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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