The specialisation in digital law and technological innovation is designed to equip students with the legal knowledge and technical skills needed to navigate the complex ethical, legal and social implications of new technologies.
Students can choose from subjects designed to impart expert knowledge about the regulatory challenges of our times: the expediential growth of artificial intelligence, big data and allied disruptive technologies, such as blockchain and ‘smart contracts’, which affect markets, professional practice and governance.
Law and legal practice are changing rapidly through the effects of new digital technologies on markets, the public sector and society. Melbourne Law School’s new Specialist Certificate in the area of Digital Law and Technological Innovation provides law graduates with contemporary, expert insights and skill development in responding to, and indeed staying ahead of, disruptive innovation.
- Professor Jeannie Paterson, Director of Studies
Single subjects in Digital Law and Technological Innovation
- Advanced Payment Devices and Fintech
- Artificial Intelligence and the Law
- Big Data: Competition Policy and Law
- Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Law (NEW for 2020)
- Competition and New Technologies
- Competition in Digital Markets (NEW for 2020)
- Contract Design and Automation (NEW for 2020)
- Design for Innovation (NEW for 2020)
- Digital Consumer Protection Law (NEW for 2020)
- Digital Trade
- Entertainment Law
- Esports and the Law
- Health Data Governance
- Information Technology Contracting Law
- Internet Law
- Law and Emerging Health Technologies
- Law, Science and Technology: in Global Context
- Licensing Law and Technology Transfer
- New Media and Communications: Law and Policy
- Online Streaming, Film and TV Law
- Privacy and Regulation of Surveillance
- Privacy Law
- Regulation of FinTech
- Sports Marketing and Media Law
- Tax and Innovation
Single subject study
Subjects in the Melbourne Law Masters are available as single subject enrolments, either with or without assessment.
All Digital Law and Technological Innovation subjects are accredited to the following courses:
- Master of Laws (LLM)
- Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies
- Specialist Certificate in Law (Digital Law and Technological Innovation)
See subject details for additional courses.