LW5643 - Cyber Law

Offering Academic Unit
School of Law
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
For 2013 cohort and thereafter: LW5621, LW5622 and LW5602
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2018/19

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

  • To encourage students to discover the necessary legal knowledge to deal with issues arising from cyber commercial and industrial matters;
  • To encourage students to critically think about the connection between the law and various issues arising from internet activities;
  • To equip students with the ability to apply both common law principles and legislation in relation to activities that occur on the Internet;
  • To provide guidance and advice as legal consultants to cyber industrial and commercial undertakings and to be aware of the key issues relating to the future development of cyber law in Hong Kong.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 or 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


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