• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
If you enjoy working with children and you are looking forward to doing so in an international setting, then this course is the perfect first step towards an exciting career! Especially in these times, because the demand for primary teachers at international schools is high and once you have completed your studies, you will be ready to teach at international schools around the world. 

About

During your studies, you will learn what it means to be a teacher by gaining extensive teaching experience in the Netherlands, Europe and beyond. The practical and personal approach of this course enables you to become a highly skilled and fully qualified primary school teacher at international schools.  

Jobs in this field are inspiring and creative, but they also require a sense of responsibility. Fortunately, your newly acquired skills can be used to support and teach children of different ages, nationalities, cultures and talents. Additionally, you can communicate professionally with parents and work on your own, with your colleagues, or other education professionals. 

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Art and Culture
  • Inclusive Education
  • Religion and Intercultural Understanding
  • History and Geography
  • Science and Technology
  • Physical Education and Health

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

To be admitted to one of the bachelor programmes you have to meet certain admission requirements. NHL Stenden recognises the following general international qualifications:  

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or European Baccalaureate Diploma
  • High School diploma from an accredited institution
  • Four GCSE/GCE ‘O’ level passes (final grade A, B or C) and two ‘AS’ level passes. These six passes combined must all be in different subjects
  • Associate, bachelor's or master's degree
  • All non-EEA applicants are required to submit an English proficiency test with their application

 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8150 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8150 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Meppel

  • 780 - 1160 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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