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Postgraduate Module Descriptor

LAWM131: Artificial Intelligence and the Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Module Aims

The aim of this module is to provide you with a detailed knowledge of the legal challenges related to Artificial Intelligence, with particular emphasis on the UK as well as current international agreements. This will provide you with the opportunity to develop your knowledge surrounding how AI works and its role in Society.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

This module's assessment will evaluate your achievement of the ILOs listed here - you will see reference to these ILO numbers in the details of the assessment for this module.

On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:
Module-Specific Skills1. demonstrate a detailed knowledge of Artificial Intelligence and its role in society
2. demonstrate a detailed and systematic knowledge of some of the legal challenges and responses relating to Artificial Intelligence
Discipline-Specific Skills3. demonstrate detailed and comprehensive understanding of the operation of the complex web of current international agreements and UK law relating to AI along with law reform proposals.
4. demonstrate flexible and innovative ability to analyse legal challenges relating AI and solutions to these challenges.
Personal and Key Skills5. communicate and engage in debate about key legal concepts effectively, confidently and autonomously, orally and in writing, in a manner appropriate to both legal and market audiences.
6. manage relevant learning resources, learning strategies and own time confidently and independently, and to develop own arguments and opinions at a professional level.