The Master of Law in Legal Issues, Crime and Security of Information Technologies results of a collaboration between the Law School and the School of Criminal Justice of the Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration and the Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC Lausanne). Flexible in terms of its architecture, this multidisciplinary course carries on from basic studies in law, economics and forensic science (crime detection techniques). Its aim is to allow students to acquire the necessary skills to understand problems posed by information technologies generally, be it in a legal sense or in relation to information technology or crime detection techniques.
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, Economic Intelligence).
3 to 5 semesters
French. Recommended level : C1.
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.
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.
At a time when digitisation is taking over every sector, the range of skills acquired through the Master of Law 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.
Alumni are frequently offered jobs in a wide variety of new sectors, for example in forensic science services in Switzerland and abroad, the legal departments of businesses specialising in new technologies, administrative bodies at cantonal and Federal level, the courts, academic research, communications (journalism and public relations), culture or diplomacy. In addition, the Master of Law 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.
Alumni move into a wide variety of roles, for example as an analyst at Kudelski Security.
Subject to changes.
The French version prevails. Only the official texts should be considered binding.
Last update: 28 March 2019
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