English Language and Culture

Bachelor'sEnglish Language and Culture

Growing internationalisation is rapidly increasing the importance of the English language in our society. English is the language of science, politics and business. In the English Language and Culture programme you will become an expert in this area.

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Something for you?

  • We offer a challenging and exciting programme that brings together the study of language, culture, literature, society and history.
  • Full immersion in English, with a strong focus on language acquisition courses throughout the programme.
  • A dynamic international teaching staff who are either native speakers or near-native speakers of English and who are leading scholars in the field of English Language and Culture.
Why in Nijmegen?

Admission requirements

Do you want to know if you can be admitted? Read more about the admission requirements of this programme.

Admission requirements
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What will you learn

English Language and Culture allows you to study all aspects of the English language as it has evolved across the centuries. At the same time, you immerse yourself in the culture and literature of Great Britain. You study the classics of high and popular culture - Shakespeare, Stevenson, Downton Abbey, Little Britain, and much more. To become an expert in the field of English language, linguistics and culture, you will also have to immerse yourself in the culture, social relations, habits and eccentricities of the people for whom (British) English is their native language.

English Language and Culture has two tracks: English Language and Culture and American Studies. If you are interested in American Studies, please visit our website about this track. please check the American Studies programme.

Study programme

Questions about this programme?

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Tuitions & grants

If you are going to follow this Bachelor's programme, you will pay an annual tuition fee. There are different tuition rates. The amount depends on your personal situation.