Master’s programmes after Dutch Studies

Do you want to follow a full academic programme? If so, after obtaining your bachelor’s degree you can continue with a master’s programme. Once you have successfully completed your master’s you will have earned the title of Master of Arts (MA).

Four types of master’s

If you have obtained a bachelor’s diploma in Dutch Studies, then Leiden University offers four types of master’s:

General master’s

A one-year master’s Neerlandistiek/Dutch Studies which follows on from the different specialisations in the Bachelor’s Programme in Dutch Studies. Within this master’s prorgramme you can opt for the following specialisations:

Research master’s

A two-year master’s programme for if you want to continue in the academic world once you have completed your studies. The Bachelor’s Programme in Dutch Studies can be completed with one of the following research master’s:

A master’s in teaching

A two-year master’s which prepares you for a position in education in the Netherlands, for example at a secondary school or in adult education. Only under certain conditions is this master’s accessible for students of Dutch Studies after they have completed a master programme.

Other one-year master’s programmes

You can also choose from other master’s, depending on the minor you have followed in the third year of your bachelor’s programme, for example in the area of book science or European Union Studies.

More information

Leiden has many more interesting master’s programmes.
Click for more information on: mastersinleiden.nl