|2 years (120 ECTS)
|MA (Master of Arts in Law)
|€3,600 per year
You can see available scholarship options here: www.taltech.ee/scholarships
The application fee is 100 EUR per applicant, which enables to apply for 2 programmes. The application fee is non-refundable!
More information here: www.taltech.ee/apply
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with at least 36 ECTS in law courses.
Candidate must have passed at least 36 ECTS from the following courses: EU Law, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Civil Law, Contract Law, Criminal Law, Property Law. Titles of the courses can vary depending on the study programme a candidate has passed. The content of the courses will be evaluated by the faculty.
In order to qualify for the studies at Tallinn University of Technology, an applicant has to have at least 60% of the highest possible CGPA.
For detailed information about requested documents and suitable qualifications, please take a look at country specific requirements.
GRE General Test result must be presented as it is a preliminary requirement for applying. The required threshold score, exemption criteria and other necessary information are available here.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.
It is required to upload the official translations along with the original education documents to the online application system.
To apply for the studies, an adequate proof of English language proficiency must be presented. Accepted certificates and required results are specified on our homepage.
The proof of English may only be waived if a candidate has completed on-site secondary education, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree taught fully in English in one of the following countries: EU/EEA member states, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, United Kingdom. If you have completed studies in English but not on-site in the country named above, we ask you to present an internationally recognised test indicated on our homepage.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
For each programme you apply to, an individual motivation letter (statement of purpose) must be inserted.
Motivation letter must consist the answers to the following questions (max 300 words per question):
NB! It is important to properly cite and reference any sources used in your motivation letter (quotations, publications, ideas etc. that are not your own). Additionally, AI-generated text is not acceptable as the purpose of the motivation letter is to show the applicant’s genuine motivation. Neglecting the aforementioned principles will result in the disqualification of your application.
- The Programme gives you a thorough understanding of the connections between law and technology. You will learn to discuss the issues of the EU digital market, regulating artificial intelligence and cyber security.
- After graduating you can work as law and tech lawyer in the companiesor public offices, you will be able to master the legal challenges of a rapidly changing and increasingly technologically sophisticated society.
- Learning in a multi-cultural environment is guided by high-qualified academics with PhDs and experienced professionals from all around the world.
- The Law and Technology specialisation covers the key areas of law related to artificial intelligence, data protection, cyber security and intellectual property. This specialisation will enable graduates to navigate the legal framework surrounding new technologies in their careers.
Law and Technology – provides you profound knowledge and skills in regulating and applying the norms related to different fields of technology such as intellectual property, cyber security and artificial intelligence.
Law and Technology (120 ECT)
- General Courses (18 ECT credits) – covers compulsory courses such as Human Rights, Ethics and Technology, Artificial Intelligence and Law, Entrepreneurship and Business Planning.
- Legal Theory, EU and International Law (24 ECT) – covers compulsory courses such as Legal Research Methodology, Selected Actual Topics from European Union Personal Data Protection Law, Case Studies of EU Internal Market and Competition Law, EU and Digital Technologies.
- Special Studies Compulsory Courses (18 ECT) – covers courses such as Cyber Security and Law, Legal Protection of Information Technology Products, Software and Database, Digital Intellectual Property and Law.
- Internship (6 ECT) – can be either a legal internship or participation in moot court competition or taking the Team-work Project course.
- Special studies optional courses (18 ECT) – covers courses such as Legal Framework of e-Governance, Estonian Language and Culture, Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Medical Law, Rights, Obligations and Liability of Actors on the Internet, Legal Aspects of Cyber Investigations, Legal Aspects of Fintech, Case Studies of International Tax Law in the Area of Digital Economy, Legal Aspects of Digital Business, Enterpreneurship Project.
- Free choice courses (6 ECT) – students can choose from a wide variety of courses offered at the university.
- Graduation thesis (30 ECT) – individual legal research on a topic chosen by the student.
The demand for lawyers specialising in technology law is on the rise. The digital world is developing at a rapid pace and the regulation of information technology and intellectual property or digital market is becoming increasingly more important. Consequently, seize the opportunity to become a modern, technologically savvy lawyer – by choosing our law programme, technological changes will bring you new opportunities. After graduating, your knowledge will enable you to contribute to the discussions on the development of the legal frameworks surrounding new technologies. Do not be a bystander. Be a part of the change!
Our graduates are qualified work in EU and international organisations and institutions, international companies and different law offices.
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