• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Law, Information Technology
  • Specialisation code TECH-SPEC

Technology is transforming our society and global relationships. Industry and government need a new breed of lawyers who understand the legal, commercial and policy implications for the design and implementation of new products and new business models.

This specialisation will equip lawyers and other professionals with skills and scholarship needed to face novel challenges and to develop innovative and practical approaches to solving problems thrown up by new technologies.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Evaluate complex legal problems, concepts and risks arising from the implementation of new technologies.

  2. Undertake legal research, legal writing and resolution of complex legal problems existing in operational domains created and supported by new technologies.

  3. Research, reflect and write on the practice or theory of new technologies law.

  4. Critically examine scholarship in relation to the use of new technologies in different use cases, including private and public law.

  5. Develop and apply legal knowledge to complex legal technology problems in an analytical and creative manner.

  6. Communicate to both legal and non-legal audiences, verbally and in writing, legal, policy and theoretical perspectives arising from the use of new technologies.

Other Information

Courses counted towards this specialisation can also be counted towards another specialisation, provided they are listed on the Study Tab under the relevant specialisation

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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

24 units from completion of the following course(s):

LAWS8013 - Nuclear Weapons Law

LAWS8035 - Cyber Warfare Law

LAWS8075 - Cybercrime

LAWS8077 - Cyber Law

LAWS8101 - Blockchain & Legal Innovation I

LAWS8102 - Blockchain & Legal Innovation II

LAWS8131 - Commercial Drafting

LAWS8237 - Health Law and Bioethics

LAWS8340 - Space Law & Governance

LAWS8341 - Work and the Gig Economy

LAWS8401 - The Law of Weaponry and Targeting

LAWS8402 - Media Law

LAWS8403 - #MeToo and the Law

LAWS8405 - Artificial Intelligence, Law & Society

LAWS8407 - International Economic Law and the Digital Economy

LAWS8409 - Strategic Issues in the Law of Armed Conflict

LAWS8410 - Start-Ups Law Lab

LAWS8445 - Information Technology Law

LAWS8451 - Legislative Drafting and Technology

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