Postgraduate Module Descriptor
LAWM131: Artificial Intelligence and the Law
This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.
Whilst the module’s precise content and order of syllabus coverage may vary, it is envisaged that it will include the following topics:
What is Artificial Intelligence and how does it work?
Development of Artificial Intelligence and its role in society.
Researching and Understanding Technology Law
Use of Artificial Intelligence in Legal Practice
The Law of Autonomous Transportation (Cars, Ships and Drones)
Artificial Intelligence and the Law of Armed Conflict
Law of Artificial Intelligence in Finance
3D Printing and the Law
Smart Contracts and the Law
Human Rights Challenges and Artificial Intelligence
Intellectual Property and AI
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||30||10 x 3 hour lectures/seminars|
|Guided Independent Study||100||Preparation for lectures/seminars|
|Guided Independent Study||100||Post-lecture/seminar reading|
|Guided Independent Study||20||Preparation for formative assignments|
|Guided Independent Study||50||Preparation for summative assignments|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).