Information technologies are now an integral part of our day-to-day lives and changing all the time; understanding their implications therefore requires a multidisciplinary approach.
The Master of Law (MLaw) in Legal Issues, Crime and Security of Information Technologies (DCS), offered jointly by the Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration (FDCA) and the Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC Lausanne), uses a cross-disciplinary approach to offer a cutting-edge programme aimed at understanding the problems raised by information technologies in legal, IT and criminal terms.
At a time when digitisation is taking over every sector, the range of skills acquired through the Master of Law (MLaw) in Legal Issues, Crime and Security of Information Technologies is an asset in the job market and responds to a clearly identified need among private companies and administrative bodies.
Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice, and Public Administration (School of Law and School of Criminal Justice)
Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC Lausanne)
Master of Law (MLaw) in Legal Issues, Crime and Security of Information Technologies.
The Master’s degree may be accompanied by a subject area according to previous studies (Juridical Sciences, Intelligence and Forensic Science, Information Management).
4 to 6 semesters
French. Recommended level : C1.
The candidate must be the holder of a Bachelor of Law, a Bachelor of Science in Economics, a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science awarded by the University of Lausanne or another university degree or academic title judged to be equivalent.
Enrolment and final dates
The degree course begins in the autumn semester only.
Applications must be submitted to the Admissions Department before the deadline.
Final enrolment date: 30 April. Candidates needing a visa to study in Switzerland: 28 February.
Alumni are regularly offered employment in a variety of sectors, including forensic services, data protection, audit firms, IT security businesses, administration, the judiciary, law firms, scientific research, and even communications or diplomacy. In addition, the Master of Law (MLaw) in Legal Issues, Crime and Security of Information Technologies provides access to a range of postgraduate courses, including for training as a barrister or notary in certain cases.
Subject to changes.
The French version prevails. Only the official texts should be considered binding.
Last update: 29 March 2023
Secretariat for the programme
+41 (0)21 692 27 60