Career prospects Research Master in Law

A Research Master's in Law degree represents the successful completion of the first stage of your research career. It can also serve as a powerful launch-pad for a career as a legal practitioner.

Graduates of this program are equipped to conduct research at various organizations from universities to government bodies and international organizations. Research Master Alumni have a broader perspective on different areas of law and improved analytical skills. They can structure a research project and put in strategic tools to approach a topic. In this magazine students of the course ‘Interdisciplinary Study of Law’ apply their knowledge from other academic disciplines to solve legal problems.

While the emphasis in this program is on legal research, it is also excellent preparation for a career in legal practice. Around 50% of the students who have successfully completed this program have gone on to pursue a (PhD) research career within or outside Tilburg University, while 50% have become legal practitioners and found employment at law firms and international organizations worldwide.


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