A minor is a coherent package of electives that allows you to broaden your knowledge in a certain academic discipline or sometimes prepare for a particular Master’s programme. By doing a minor, you can fill in the elective space in your programme. The size of a minor differs by degree programme and not all degree programmes offer minors. The benefit of a minor is that the courses form a cohesive whole. Certain minors also award certificates when you have completed all the courses in the minor. Please note, a minor is not compulsory, but an option to fill up your elective space. It is also possible to follow some of the elective courses that are part of the minor instead of the entire minor.
There are different possibilities for choosing a minor: