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Starting dates Master's degree programmes

In accordance with the Bachelor-before-Master rule (known in Dutch as the 'harde knip') you may only start a Master's degree programme once you have gained a Bachelor's degree. This means that you must have successfully completed all course units in your Bachelor's degree programme. This rule applies to all students, including those on the pre-Master's and bridging programmes.

In addition, Master's degree programmes have a number of set starting dates. This means that you may only register for a Master's degree programme as of one of these dates and you will not be able to start the programme if you have not registered and paid your tuition fees by that date.

Faculty Start course

Economics and Business

The Master's degree programmes at this faculty.

Exception:

  • Master's degree programme Fiscale Economie: 1 september (As of September 2017 for the MSc in Economics of Taxation reregistration only is possible)
  • Research Master' in Economics and Business: 1 September
1 September and 1 February

Behavioural and Social Sciences

The Master's degree programmes at this faculty.

Exception:

  • Research Master' in Behavioural and Social Sciences: 1 September.
  • English Master's degree programme Educational Sciences Evidence-based Education: 1 September
  • Sociology master track Social Networks in a Sustainable Society: 1 September: 1 September
  • Psychology master track Clinical Forensic Psychology and Victimology : 1 September
  • Psychology master track Clinical Psychology: 1 September
1 September and 1 February

Theology and Religious Studies

The Master's degree programmes at this faculty.

Exception:

  • Master's degree programme Theology & Religious Studies (research): 1 September
1 September and 1 February

Arts

The Master's degree programmes at this faculty.

Exception:

1 September and 1 February

Medical Sciences

The Master's degree programmes at this faculty.

Exception:

  • Master's degree programme Medicine: every first of the month with the exception of 1 October
1 September and 1 February

Law

The Master's degree programmes at this faculty.

Exception:

  • All Master's degree programmes taught in English: 1 September
  • Master's degree programme Effectiveness of legal Arrangements (research Master's): 1 September
1 September, 1 February and 1 March

Spatial Sciences

The Master's degree programmes at this faculty.

1 September

Philosophy

The Master's degree programmes at this faculty.

1 September and 1 February

Science and Engineering

The Master's degree programmes at this faculty.

Exception:

  • Master's degree programme Behavioural and Cognitive Neurosciences: 1 September
  • Teacher training (Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics): 1 September and 1 February
  • Master's degree programme Nanoscience: 1 September
  • Starting dates for international (EU and non-EU) students are usually aberrant for most degree programmes, compared to starting dates for Dutch students (mostly 1 or 2 starting dates). Please check the prospective student page of the respective degree programme for more details about starting dates for international students.
every first of the month

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Last modified:05 December 2019 11.44 a.m.