Professional Course

Data: Law, Policy and Regulation

GetSmarter, Online
6 weeks
6 weeks
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Course description

Data: Law, Policy and Regulation

Earn an official certificate of professional achievement from The London School of Economics and Political Science

Gain the skills to navigate and critically analyse the changing legal environment that is shaping data law and policy.

On Completion of This Course, You’ll Walk Away With:

  • Contextualised knowledge of foundational legal principles and concepts related to data and technology regulation.
  • Insight into the challenges that digitisation poses for the legal environment.
  • The ability to critically assess topical case studies and current data regulations, including the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • Knowledge of possible policy solutions to the future of data regulation and new technologies.

Training content

Study the key principles underlying a new legal regime for data ownership as you work through the weekly modules of this online certificate course.

Module 1

Digitisation and its challenges for regulation

Module 2

Data as an asset, data as a right

Module 3

Algorithmic regulation

Module 4

Algorithmic profiling under the GDPR

Module 5

Property rights in data

Module 6

Dominance and data

Course delivery details


  • 6 weeks (excluding orientation)
  • 8-10 hours per weekentirely online

Why choose GetSmarter?

  • Data-driven course selection
  • Outcomes-based design
  • People-mediated delivery
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