Unit

School Of Law

Information and Data Governance Law and PolicyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200958.4

Discipline: LAW NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Thillagavathy Rajaretnam


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 2824 Master of Laws, 2810 Master of Laws (International Governance), 2826 Juris Doctor, 3748/3779 Master of Information Governance, 3775 Graduate Diploma in Information Governance, 3774 Graduate Certificate in Information Governance, 3698 Master of Information and Communication Technology (Advanced) or 3699 Master of Information and Communication Technology. Admission is by invitation only.


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit focuses on the right to privacy and examines the legal framework for information privacy protection and data governance that are established by both international and domestic law and regulation. This unit introduces students to the theoretical approaches to information privacy and data governance law and policy. In particular, the unit focuses on the European Union Directives and Regulation; the OECD Guidelines for the Protection of Privacy and Trans Border Flows of Personal data and the impact of international laws and regulation on information privacy and data governance regulation and policy in Australia. The unit explores some of the challenges in providing effective information privacy protection and data governance in cyberspace as existing laws adapt to new and advanced information technological developments and their use.


Courses
2824.1Master of LawsCURRENT
2826.1Juris DoctorCURRENT
3698.4Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)CURRENT
3699.4Master of Information and Communications TechnologyCURRENT
3748.1Master of Information GovernanceCONTINUING
3774.1Graduate Certificate in Information GovernanceCURRENT
3775.1Graduate Diploma in Information GovernanceCURRENT
3779.1Master of Information GovernanceCURRENT
3780.1Master of Information and Communications Technology / Master of Data ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

A2015.1Master of Laws (Law Graduate) - 80cp pathwayCURRENT
A2016.1Master of Laws (Law Graduate) - 120cp pathwayCURRENT
A2017.1Master of Laws (Non Law Graduate) - 80cp pathwayCURRENT
A2018.1Master of Laws (Non Law Graduate) - 120cp pathwayCURRENT
A2019.1Master of Laws (Law & Non Law Graduates) - 160cp pathwayCURRENT
A3037.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway A - 2.5 yearsCURRENT
A3038.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway B - 2 year programCURRENT
A3039.1Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Pathway C - 2 yearsCURRENT
A3040.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway A - 2 yearsCURRENT
A3041.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway B - 1.5 yearsCURRENT
A3042.1Master of Information and Communications Technology Pathway C - 1.5 yearsCURRENT
ST3080.1Information GovernanceCURRENT




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