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Certificate in Information Communication Technology (ICT) Law

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This Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) Certificate in ICT Law, is a 120 contact hour programme geared towards equipping individuals with the foundation knowledge, skills and competencies in the interdisciplinary specialized area of Information and Communication Technology Law (ICT Law). The programme seeks to provide participants with an understanding of the fundamentals within the topic areas of information, communication, technology and the relationship with law.      

Who is this programme for?

The programme is particularly well-suited for Attorneys-at-Law and Paralegals who wish to obtain knowledge within the specialized area of ICT Law. Practitioners and professionals with an educational background in law and/or Information technology who are seeking to understand how ICT affects law and how law affects the use of ICT, will also find this programme appropriate. 

Programme Structure

The programme consists of four courses. These may be taken together for the completion of the Certificate or participants may be allowed to complete any course for the award of the Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

  • Introduction to ICT Law
  • The Information Society: Ownership, Rights & Piracy
  • Cyberlaw
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in ICT

When will the programme start?

Contact your nearest Open Campus Country Site on the start date for the programme.  

Entry Requirements

Applicants to the programme should possess a first degree but are not required to have a legal or IT-related background. Alternately, persons who are in pursuit of the above mentioned qualification are also invited to apply.  Kindly contact an Open Campus Site location nearest to you for information on the application process.  

Assessment Structure

A model of continuous in-course assessment will be applied to all courses within this programme. Students will be assessed at different intervals over the duration of each course which may include written examinations. Assignments may also include but are not limited to: case-based activities, practical assignments, presentations and other projects. 

Course of Study
Legal And Ethical Issues in ICT
The Information Society: Ownership, Rights & Piracy
Introduction to ICT Law