Admission requirements and exemption regulations
For admission to the programme, a bachelor's diploma in a language or in Linguistics is required. Students with a different background can be admitted if their academic bachelor's programme contains at least 30 credits for real linguistic courses (so language proficiency courses do not count), or after completion of a pre-master programme. Students with a relevant Dutch HBO-diploma (language training, speech therapy, translation studies) can be admitted after taking a one-year (Dutch) premaster’s programme with linguistic courses in a bachelor's programme which gives regular admission to the master's programme.
Students with a HBO (higher vocational education) degree may be eligible for certain exemptions, depending on the content of the programme they completed. If you think you are eligible for exemption(s), you should contact the Examination board of Linguistics, which will ultimately decide whether the exemption(s) will be granted.