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Osgoode's Part-time
Professional LLM in Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Canada's first Professional LLM  for privacy and cybersecurity lawyers and senior professionals working in regulatory organizations

Tap into some of the leading minds in privacy and cybersecurity law and leverage the experience of academics and practitioners alike to develop your expertise while exploring the challenges of regulating information in the modern era where institutions, businesses and ‘data subjects’ need and reveal information constantly, but also seek basic dignity and safety from harm.

Complete this part-time, practical graduate degree at a convenient downtown Toronto location. Distance Learning options and flexible class schedules make the LLM in Privacy and Cybersecurity Law a perfect fit for the working professional who juggles career and personal commitments.

Bradley Limpert, LIMPERT & ASSOCIATES   
Technology Law
"Data is an increasingly valuable corporate and organizational asset. Understanding and managing cybersecurity and privacy risks is a key legal function, however the regulatory framework in this area is quickly evolving."
"We want to equip students in this program with perspectives and approaches which will allow them to evaluate privacy and data security issues throughout their careers. We will provide you with insights and analytics techniques that will be useful in assessing policy choices, understanding relevant liabilities and drafting contracts and other key documents. In doing this, we try to provide a business, national security and technological context in which decisions are made and leagal doctrines take shape."
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Toronto, ON  Canada M5G 1Z3
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Who takes an LLM and why?
> Privacy and Data Security from a Legal, Business and Technological Perspective [6 credits] 
> Privacy Law in Canada [6 credits] 
> Information Technology and Privacy in Health Law [3 credits] 
> Internet Censorship and Global Surveillance [3 credits] 
> Major Research Paper: Privacy and Cybersecurity [6 credits] 
> Special Topics in Laws Governing Data Use and Data Disclosure [3 credits] 
> The Law of Confidential Information [3 credits] 

You have an insatiable appetite for a higher level of knowledge and want to see the bigger picture. You want to gain an understanding of the most important theoretical and practical issues confronting privacy and cybersecurity lawyers and professionals in Canada today, and you want to be part of the conversation.  

Choosing Osgoode’s LLM in Privacy and Cybersecurity Law will give you the chance to gain the legal knowledge and professional skills required to understand how courts, legislatures, regulators, business and individuals seek to protect information privacy as new technologies and new institutional practices emerge. 

This two-year, part-time degree requires completion of 36 credits obtained through coursework and a Major Research Paper, or coursework only. Your progress and performance is evaluated through papers, presentations and take-home assignments. 

Videoconferencing is available for all courses in this specialization; attend class from your home or office with interactive video streaming that brings you into the classroom, and allows you to participate in discussions and view presentations in real time.
Apply by October 11th Start in January 2019

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