Overview

Manipal Law School (MLS) presents the first of its kind Master of Law (LLM) programmes focussed on Data Privacy and Cyber Law, and Information Technology Law. MLS has the unique opportunity and is suitably placed to provide specialized programmes in Technology Law, and Data Privacy and Cyber Law. The specializations belong to a niche course in the market, as similar programmes do not exist in India. We offer master’s degree programmes that will open career opportunities for you in this upcoming and growing field has been designed and will be taught by industry professionals. Regular engagement with the industry will enable students to not only have regular practical exposure but will also provide good placement opportunities. Take the advantage of hi-tech city of Bengaluru in a sprawling campus equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and resources to make you succeed.

Specializations

LLM in Data Privacy and Cyber Law

LLM in Data Privacy and Cyber Law is a specialized master's degree programme that focuses on the legal aspects of data privacy and cybersecurity. It provides a comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations, and best practices surrounding the protection and regulation of personal data, along with competency in dealing with cyber-attacks and information security.

The programme details international data protection law, enabling exposure to European GDPR, California’s CCPA, Singapore’s PDPA etc. The programme covers topics such as data protection laws, cybercrime, internet law, and data governance. Every participant gets to specialize in a niche subject-area.

 

LLM in Information Technology Law

LLM in Information Technology Law is a specialized master's degree programme that focuses on the legal issues related to technology and innovation. It provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations, and best practices surrounding the development, use, and regulation of technology. The programme covers topics such as Tech Contracts, Telecom, FinTech, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics etc. Every participant gets to specialize in a niche subject-area. The LLM in Information Technology Law helps develop the skills and knowledge necessary to navigate the complex legal landscape of the tech industry and to effectively advise clients on technology-related legal issues.

Unique features of the Program

  • Industry Designed- Industry taught Programmes
  • Placement focussed with mandatory three months internship
  • Corporate Mentosrship Programme
  • Rigorous curriculum with legal & technical courses
  • Super specializations in Healthtech, Fintech & Edtech
  • The location of campus at Bengaluru suits best for a tech-focused law school like ours. 

Course Structure and Examination Process

Career Opportunities

For Data Privacy and Cyber Law Specialization:

·       Legal advisor or in-house counsel for companies on data privacy and cyber law compliance.

·       Positions in Legal team of Start-ups engaged in Ed Tech, Fin Tech, Medtech.

·       Legal advisor for data protection authorities or privacy regulatory bodies or government agencies.

·       Private practice as a data privacy and cyber law attorney.

·       Associate with law firms practicing in field of data privacy and cyber law.

·       Legal research or teaching professional on data privacy and cyber law at universities or law schools.

·       Positions in International Organizations, non-profit organizations or think tanks that focuses on privacy, data protection advocacy and cyber security policy.

 

For Information Technology Law Specialization:

·       Legal advisor or in-house counsel for social media tech companies on a wide range of legal issues, such as intellectual property, contracts, e-commerce, and data protection.

·       Legal advisor for government agencies or regulatory bodies related to technology and innovation.

·       Associate with law firms working in field of technology and innovative advocacy.

·       Private practice as a technology lawyer, focusing on areas such as intellectual property, technology transactions, and data protection.

·       Legal Researcher or teaching professional on technology law at universities or law schools.

·       Positions in International Organizations, non-profit organizations or think tanks that focuses on technology and innovation advocacy.

 

Fee Structure

S.No.:

General Category (INR)

NRI/ Foreign Category (USD)

1

INR 2,00,000*

$4838*

2

INR 2,00,000*

$4838*

 *Program fee is exclusive of Registration Fee (Payable once at the time of admission)

Key Dates & Deadlines

15

Jun 15 23

Jun ' 23

Last date to Apply

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Tentative Course Commencement Date

Eligibility Criteria & Admission Process

Eligibility Criteria:

LLB or equivalent degree in law examination with a minimum of 50% marks. Students will be selected based on personal interview conducted by a panel comprised of faculty/experts.

Candidates pursuing final year undergraduate course in the academic year 2022-2023 will also be eligible for submitting applications for Postgraduate Programmes. 

Admission Process: 

Admissions to the LLM Programme will be granted through submission of an application, followed by a personal interview.