eLLM in ICT Law January 2017 Admission

By | December 3, 2016

eLLM in ICT Law January 2017 Admission

eLLM in ICT Law January 2017 Admission is currently ongoing. Apply in order to have the opportunity to study a degree in ICT Law

Master of Laws in Information and Communications Technology Law by eLearning (eLLM in ICT Law)

AFRALTI in collaboration with United Kingdom Telecommunications Academy (UKTA) and the Open University of Tanzania (OUT) is offering Master of Laws in Information and Communications Technology Law by eLearning (eLLM in ICT Law) with option of attending at least four seminars at a fee.

This course is designed to give detailed knowledge and understanding of the principles, nature and development of legal aspects of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), in addition to developing a range of generic transferable research and presentation skills which can be used in a wide range of settings.


Today ICT underpins most aspects of our lives. We communicate using our mobile phones and tablets, many aspects of our commercial and government infrastructures are dependent on information technology systems whilst as we have seen recently, our Internet usage may be tracked by national security agencies with serious threats posed to individuals’ privacy. All of these issues and more will be considered in the course.

Course Delivery

Delegates undertaking this qualification have a unique opportunity to study the legal implications surrounding ICT on the world’s longest established masters (LLM) course. The degree is awarded by the Open University of Tanzania and is led by UK based Professors who have supported similar programmes since 1994 and have written some of the major text books in the field.

Who would benefit?

Lawyers wishing to specialise in the expanding fields of ICT law, in house lawyers working for companies active in the field such as mobile phone network providers, those responsible for the management of ICT systems in public and private sector organisations and those involved in regulation of the sector.

Entry Requirements

Normally an Honours Degree in law or any other degree with substantial legal content. Other qualifications are recognized, especially where the applicants work experience is relevant to the course.

Course Content

6 modules are offered on the course

January to March 2017

OLW 653    ICT Policy and Regulation (Compulsory)
OLW 654    Intellectual Property Law for IT

April to June 2017

OLW 655    Legal Implications of e-Commerce
OLW 656    Internet Governance

October to December 2017

OLW 651    Legal Aspect of Information Security
OLW 652    Legal Management of Contracts

January 2018 to June 2018

OLW 659   Dissertation

Once the participant has completed the four modules can register for 6 months dissertation.

Provider, Location and Duration

This course is taught and assessed by UK based Professors on line, on behalf of the Open University of Tanzania. Optional seminars will be organized by AFRALTI in Nairobi, Kenya with at least 20 students at a fee of US$250 per participant per seminar.

Tuition fee

Tuition fee is USD5,010, participants can also pay in installments as agreed by the Institute here is the proposed payment schedule.

Please fill the International student application form and submit electronically to the address below with a deadline of 30th November 2016 for the programme starting in January 2017.

For more details please contact:

Mr. Jonathan P. Mwakijele,
Programme Coordinator,
Email: [email protected]