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Study programmes

Pre-Master's Engels (Educatie en communicatie)

Please note: this pre-Master's programme is taught in English and is only accessible to students with a Dutch or other EU nationality.

Grants access to:

Sample programme

Please note: If you have obtained an academic Bachelor’s degree, you do not need to take the two Academic Skills courses (2x6 ECTS), which means that the programme will comprise 30 ECTS instead of 42 ECTS.

First semester:

  • Academic Skills  (6 ECTS, block 1 and 3)
  • English Literature 4: Literary Theory (6 ECTS, block 1)
  • English Linguistics 2: English and Englishes (6 ECTS, block 2)
  • English Linguistics 5: Language in Society (6 ECTS, block 2)

Second semester:

  • English Linguistics 3: Language in Use (6 ECTS, block 2)
  • English Literature 5: Modern & Contemporary Literature (6 ECTS, block 2)

Procedure: enrolment via Studielink

If you wish to gain access to the Master’s Engels (Educatie en communicatie) (taught in Dutch) by means of this pre-Master’s programme, you must first submit an enrolment application in Studielink for the Master’s Educatie en Communicatie in de Taal- en Cultuurwetenschappen​. You cannot directly enrol in the pre-Master’s.

The selection committee will assess your prior education. If you are able to meet the entry requirements for the Master’s by doing the pre-Master’s programme, you will be notified of this. Only then should you enrol in the pre-Master’s via Studielink. If you successfully complete the pre-Master’s programme within a year, you will automatically be admitted to the Master’s programme Engels (Educatie en communicatie).


The tuition fee rate for a pre-Master’s programme in the academic year 2020-2021 is €35.71 per ECTS, with a maximum of €2,143. This means that for a 42 ECTS pre-Master’s programme, the fee is €1,499.82; for a 30 ECTS programme, the fee is €1,071.30.

More information

dr. R. (Rose) van der Zwaard

Coordinator Master's Engels (Educatie en communicatie)