Manipal Law School (MLS) has been presenting Master level law programs in emerging fields in various specialisations. In 2023, MLS has presented the first of its kind Master of Law (LLM) programmes focussed on Data Privacy and Cyber Law, and Information Technology Law. Continuing the trend, MLS is presenting two more LLM programs this academic year 2024 in Construction Law and Arbitration and International Invesetment and Commercial Arbitration. MLS has the unique opportunity and is suitably placed to provide specialized programmes in four distinct specializations. The specializations belong to a niche course in the market, as similar programmes do not exist in India. We offer master’s degree programmes that will open career opportunities for you in this upcoming and growing field has been designed and will be taught by industry professionals. Regular engagement with the industry will enable students to not only have regular practical exposure but will also provide good placement opportunities. Take the advantage of hi-tech city of Bengaluru in a sprawling campus equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and resources to make you succeed.

About the Centre for Post Graduate Legal Studies

The Centre for Post-Graduate Legal Studies was established in the year 2022.Centre was set up with the objective of producing professionals with ethical values having an adequate blend of industry competencies and fostering societal transformation; by catering advanced, interdisciplinary, practical based learning on niche legal areas at postgraduate and doctoral level.

The centre aims to create a pool of legal experts, who will be able to tackle new-age challenges and opportunities effectively. Highly qualified, dedicated industry professionals and academicians have come together to provide quality education. Programmes offered by the centre incorporate practical case studies, transnational and comparative approach to learning and research.


LLM in Data Privacy and Cyber Law

LLM in Data Privacy and Cyber Law is a specialized master's degree programme that focuses on the legal aspects of data privacy and cybersecurity. It provides a comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations, and best practices surrounding the protection and regulation of personal data, along with competency in dealing with cyber-attacks and information security.

The programme details international data protection law, enabling exposure to European GDPR, California’s CCPA, Singapore’s PDPA etc. The programme covers topics such as data protection laws, cybercrime, internet law, and data governance. Every participant gets to specialize in a niche subject-area.

Unique features of the Program

  • Industry Designed- Industry taught Programmes
  • Placement focussed with mandatory three months internship
  • Corporate Mentosrship Programme
  • Rigorous curriculum with legal & technical courses
  • Super specializations in Healthtech, Fintech & Edtech (Data privacy  and Information technology law)
  • The location of campus at Bengaluru suits best for a tech-focused law school like ours. 

Course Structure and Examination Process

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LLM [Professional] in Data privacy Law & Cyber Security

Career Opportunities

For (Professionals) Data privacy and Cyber law:

·       Legal advisor or in-house counsel for companies on data privacy and cyber law compliance.

·       Positions in Legal team of Start-ups engaged in Ed Tech, Fin Tech, Medtech.

·       Legal advisor for data protection authorities or privacy regulatory bodies or government agencies.

·       Private practice as a data privacy and cyber law attorney.

·       Associate with law firms practicing in field of data privacy and cyber law.

·       Legal research or teaching professional on data privacy and cyber law at universities or law schools.

·       Positions in International Organizations, non-profit organizations or think tanks that focuses on privacy, data protection advocacy and cyber security policy.

Fee Structure


General Category (INR)

NRI/ Foreign Category (USD)


INR 2,30,000*



INR 2,30,000*


 *Program fee is exclusive of Registration Fee (Payable once at the time of admission)

Key Dates & Deadlines


May 29 24

May ' 24

Last date to Apply


Tentative Course Commencement Date

Eligibility Criteria & Admission Process

Eligibility Criteria :

Pass in any UG degree (excluding law graduates) from a recognized University , with minimum 50% aggregate marks, along with a minimum of 3 years of work experience after completion of UG.

This course is for Non-LLB Graduates.

(Since this program is being offered to working professionals, there are NO internship requirements)

Admission Process: 

Admissions to the LLM Programme will be granted through submission of an application, followed by a personal interview.