Which profiles are available?

Choosing a profile is the first step towards choosing a study programme. That is why you should take a look at your preferred courses and the matching profiles.

We have used the theme of sustainability to indicate which questions you could ask about each profile. This will help you to understand where the focus lies for each profile. If you can determine which profile appeals to you most, then that could be the profile that is most interesting for you.

Culture & Society (C&M)

Do you like to immerse yourself in art and culture? Do you enjoy delving into history so that you can understand why people did what they did? If you would also like to discover new worlds and foreign languages, this profile could be right for you. It may also be a good choice if you are interested in law or society.

Compulsory subjects: Mathematics C (minimum requirement), History

Areas of interest: Language, culture, communication, art, rights, politics, education, philosophy, history

Questions that might interest you:

  • How can you design an advertisement in such a way that it discourages people from eating meat?
  • Is it ethical to forbid people from eating meat?

Economy & Society (E&M)

Are you interested in how businesses operate? Are you curious about how human behaviour influences the economy? Do you like doing financial calculations? If you also like finding solutions to social problems and you are curious about how the economy works, this profile could well suit your interests.

Compulsory subjects: Mathematics A (minimum requirement), Economics, History

Areas of interest: Commerce, economics, administration, information, accountancy, social issues, rights, politics

Questions that might interest you:

  • At what price would it be profitable to start using sustainable packaging?
  • What would it mean for the economy if we all stopped eating meat?

Students' experiences E&M and C&M profiles

Watch the video in which students talk about their experience of the Culture & Society and Economy & Society profiles:

Nature & Health (N&G)

Are you passionate about anything that pertains to biology and chemistry? Are you intrigued by nature and would you like to know more about the human body? If you would also like to focus on health issues or you are curious about how the human brain works, this set of courses could be just right for you.

Compulsory subjects: Mathematics A (minimum requirement), Biology, Chemistry

Areas of interest: Health, chemistry, the environment, water, plants, animals

Questions that might interest you:

  • What happens to the human body when you eat less meat?
  • What does global warming mean for different species of animals?

Nature & Technology (N&T)

Would you like to know how technical things work? Are you interested in the physical phenomena around you? If you also like to work with mathematical formulas and you enjoy solving them, this profile could be a good match for your interests.

Compulsory subjects: Mathematics B, Physics, Chemistry

Areas of interest: Arithmetic, construction, research, testing, analysis, matter, design

Questions that might interest you:

  • What is the most sustainable material for packaging meat?
  • How can you increase the efficiency of the machines that are used to produce cultured meat?

Students' experiences N&T and N&G profiles

Watch the video in which students talk about their experience of the Nature & Health and Nature & Technology profiles:

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