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    Selected areas of law as it applies to evolving areas of new technologies.

    LAWS 102 Introduction to Law and New Technologies introduces students to areas of the law that apply to the modern challenges posed by new technologies and their impact on society.

    About this paper

    Paper title Introduction to Law and New Technologies
    Subject Law
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2022 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,036.95
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    LAWS 428
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music, Science
    LAWS102 counts as a non-Law paper and may be taken either as 18 points of the 108 non-Law points in an LLB programme or as an elective paper in other undergraduate degree programmes.
    Teaching staff

    Dr Jeanne Snelling
    Dr Tania Moerenhout
    Dr Mike King

    Course materials are provided.
    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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    Learning Outcomes

    By the end of the paper students should be able to

    • Identify regulatory tensions associated with new and evolving technologies
    • Be able to discuss and critique actual and possible regulatory responses


    Not offered in 2022

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
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