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Communication and Information Studies - Language Learning and Language Teaching

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

36 months
Duration
8980 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Communication and Information Studies - Language Learning and Language Teaching BA programme offered at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam focuses on the phenomenon of language in all its different facets.

Overview

At the Communication and Information Studies - Language Learning and Language Teaching BA programme at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, you study the ins and outs of language. 

You investigate the structure of language, the relationship between language and cognition, and the factors that influence language acquisition. Together with your fellow students, you learn about global language issues and look for ways to address them.

Future Opportunities

Most graduates of the Bachelor’s in Communication and Information Studies: Language Learning and Language Teaching choose to continue their studies, but you can also dive straight into a range of different positions. You are broadly employable in roles that tackle certain challenges in society. 

For example, you can improve education for children with dyslexia or advocate for people who are unable to read or write. You have insight into the workings of linguistic competence and understand how to approach the teaching of writing skills to people who are illiterate.

Start your career

The Bachelor’s in Communication and Information Studies: Language Learning and Language Teaching gives you the knowledge and skills you will need as a language specialist. Applied linguists are in high demand on today’s labour market. You might work for organization dedicated to coaching children with language problems. Alternatively, you could teach Dutch or English as a second language, or work as a language analyst in government or in the business sector.

Possible positions:

  • test developer
  • teacher
  • teaching materials developer 
  • researcher
  • language policy officer

Accreditation

Applicants holding a non-Dutch pre-university diploma must meet a number of requirements. If you do not yet meet the requirements but expect to do so in the future (such as obtaining your diploma), you can already apply. We will evaluate your application and inform you of our admission decision. All outstanding requirements need to be met in full by the time you enrol for the programme.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Language, Media and Society 
  • Journalism
  • Language & Media
  • Language Learning and Language Teaching 
  • English Language and Communication Studies 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Open days

  • On Friday 4 and Saturday 5 November, you can get to know your favourite study programme(s). 

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A diploma equivalent to the Dutch pre-university VWO-diploma.
  • Transcript of records; a transcript in English of the grades obtained over the final two years of your high school and any further education up to the moment of your application. IB and A-level applicants are asked to upload their predicted grades.
  • A scan of your diploma (if you have already graduated).
  • Curriculum Vitae; the curriculum vitae should include your personal details and list your previous education and relevant work experience (± 1-2 pages).
  • English language test results (if already obtained).
  • Copy of valid passport or ID (ID for EEA students only).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8980 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8980 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

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