The Faculty of Law, at the University of Ottawa, in collaboration with the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, offers a Master of Laws (LL.M.) with Concentration in Law and Technology.
The Centre for Law, Technology and Society offers supervisors in French and English and in Civil Law and Common Law. Most of our Faculty Members are experts in one or more foreign jurisdictions, international law and comparative studies.
All of our Faculty Members are affiliated with one of the two sections of the Faculty of Law and are authorized to supervise LL.M. candidates.
Students must complete two compulsory courses :
- Technoprudence: Legal Theory in the Information Age
- Technopolicy: Interplay between Technologies and Existing Legal Rules
and two elective courses from the list of Law and Technology graduate courses.
Students must also undertake a Technology Law Internship and write a Research Paper (50 to 60 pages - the paper can be replaced by a “Technology Law Project”).
Students can be registered as full-time or part-time (part-time study is limited to one activity per session).
Full-time students must complete their degree requirements within 4 sessions for full-time students, part-time student must complete their degree requirements within 8 sessions.
Candidates to the LL.M. are admitted on the basis of the quality of their complete application file. Important elements considered by the Admission Committee include, but are not necessarily limited to, academic achievement, relevant professional experience, subject area of interest, research proposal submitted and language ability.
More detailed information about the LL.M. in Law and Technology, and the admission process, can be found on the website of the Faculty of Law, Graduate Studies.