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

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.

Relevant Degrees

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Requirements

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

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

LAWS8035 - Cyber Warfare Law

LAWS8077 - Cyber Law

LAWS8107 - International Air and Space Law

LAWS8237 - Health Law and Bioethics

LAWS8301 - Graduate Research Unit

LAWS8401 - Weaponry and Targeting

LAWS8402 - Media Law

LAWS8403 - #MeToo and the Law

LAWS8405 - Artificial Intelligence, Law & Society

LAWS8407 - Digital Economics and the Law

LAWS8408 - Legal App Development

LAWS8445 - Information Technology Law

LAWS8451 - Legislative Drafting and Technology

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