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International Children’s Rights (Advanced LL.M.)

Career preparation

As a graduate, you will be prepared to address the legal issues that impact the rights of children across the globe by working with international and national organisations such as:

  • governmental and inter-governmental bodies
  • the judiciary
  • law firms
  • advisory bodies
  • human rights institutions
  • NGOs
  • academia

You will be prepared to work in various fields affecting children, including:

  • child protection
  • education
  • health
  • migration
  • juvenile justice
  • human rights
  • social development

Many of our graduates also contribute to legal scholarship in the field of children’s rights by pursuing postgraduate or PhD research. 

Career services

One of the biggest assets you will have in your career is your professional network. Through your interactions with professionals in the classroom, as well as during your internship, study trip and site visits, you will begin to build your own international network. These contacts could greatly enhance your career prospects, as they often help with job leads and recommendations.

Every year, a special Career Week is organised for all advanced master’s students, which includes various workshops, presentations and trainings.

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