Master of Law (MLaw) in Legal Issues, Crime and Security of Information Technologies

General content

Information technologies are now an integral part of our day-to-day lives and changing all the time; understanding their implications therefore requires a multidisciplinary approach.

The Master of Law (MLaw) in Legal Issues, Crime and Security of Information Technologies (DCS), offered jointly by the Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration (FDCA) and the Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC Lausanne), uses a cross-disciplinary approach to offer a cutting-edge programme aimed at understanding the problems raised by information technologies in legal, IT and criminal terms.

At a time when digitisation is taking over every sector, the range of skills acquired through the Master of Law (MLaw) in Legal Issues, Crime and Security of Information Technologies is an asset in the job market and responds to a clearly identified need among private companies and administrative bodies.

Practical information

Organisers
Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice, and Public Administration (School of Law and School of Criminal Justice)
Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC Lausanne)

Degree awarded
Master of Law (MLaw) in Legal Issues, Crime and Security of Information Technologies.

The Master’s degree may be accompanied by a subject area according to previous studies (Juridical Sciences, Intelligence and Forensic Science, Information Management).

ECTS credits
120

Duration
4 to 6 semesters

Teaching language
French. Recommended level : C1.

Admission requirement
The candidate must be the holder of a Bachelor of Law, a Bachelor of Science in Economics, a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science awarded by the University of Lausanne or another university degree or academic title judged to be equivalent.

Enrolment
Applications must be submitted to the Admissions Department before the deadline.

Final enrolment dates
The degree course begins in the autumn semester only. Final enrolment date: 30 April. Candidates needing a visa to study in Switzerland: 28 February.

More information
Master's website
Course description
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Career prospects

Alumni are regularly offered employment in a variety of sectors, including forensic services, data protection, audit firms, IT security businesses, administration, the judiciary, law firms, scientific research, and even communications or diplomacy. In addition, the Master of Law (MLaw) in Legal Issues, Crime and Security of Information Technologies provides access to a range of postgraduate courses, including for training as a barrister or notary in certain cases.More information on career prospects

Subject to changes.
The French version prevails. Only the official texts should be considered binding.
Last update: 14 October 2019

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Contact

School of Law
Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration
Quartier UNIL-Chamberonne
Bâtiment Internef
CH–1015 Lausanne

Tél. +41 21 692 27 50

www.unil.ch/ecolededroit

Enrolment

Unicentre - CH-1015 Lausanne
Switzerland
Tel. +41 21 692 11 11
Fax +41 21 692 20 15