DATA305-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024

Legal, Regulatory, and Policy Considerations Around AI Technologies

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 19 February 2024
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 3 March 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 12 May 2024


This course provides students with a basic understanding of the concept of artificial intelligence (AI) and the existing spectrum of AI technologies. It has an easily understandable, lay-person-accessible format, requiring no prior mathematical or computer science knowledge. The course also gives an overview of the evolving AI legal, regulatory, and policy landscape. Upon successful completion of the course, students will possess the necessary technical understanding, research, analytical, problem solving, as well as collaboration and communication skills to tackle legal, regulatory, and policy issues related to the development and societal adoption of AI technologies independently or as member of an interdisciplinary team.


(1) Any 60 points at 200-level from Schedule C and S to the Bachelor of Data Science; or (2) LAWS101.



For LLB students: LAWS202-206.
For BDataSc and other non-LLB students: N/A.

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01-P1 Monday 13:00 - 17:00 James Logie 104
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 19 May
27 May - 2 Jun
01-P2 Monday 14:00 - 17:00 James Logie 104
20 May - 26 May

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 James Logie 104
20 May - 26 May

Course Coordinator

Olivia Erdelyi


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Writing an Academic Paper 40% Writing an Academic Paper
Oral Presentation 30% Oral Presentation
In-Class Test 30% In-Class Test

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $893.00

International fee $4,663.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Mathematics and Statistics .

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