• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Are you excited about education? Do you enjoy working with children and young adults? The Teacher Education in English programme from HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht could be just for you. We prepare you for a career teaching English as a second language in the lower years of Dutch secondary education, or at vocational or language schools.
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Overview

Teacher Education in English is a four-year programme in an international setting and has been taught in the English language since 2015. We want to inspire you to become a great English teacher and an inspiration to your students. Within two months of studying you will be in a school or college to start your work placement as a part of your training. You will spend ten weeks doing a work placement abroad as well. About 60% of your teachers are native English speakers. All this makes for a truly international programme, preparing you for an exciting career as a qualified English teacher.

Careers prospects

With your Teacher Education in English programme from HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, you may work in secondary education, teaching the lower years, and at vocational and language schools. You can also become a freelancer and teach/tutor privately, write course books or exam materials or work in teacher training.

  • High School Teacher of English
  • English Teacher in Tertiary Education
  • English Teacher at a Language Institute
  • Course Material or Exam Designer
  • Freelance Language Trainer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    1 May – students living in the Netherlands (Dutch or Foreign nationality), 15 June (non-EU students) & 1 August (EU students)

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Culture
  • Literature 
  • Writing 
  • Grammar
  • Methodology 
  • Phonetics
  • Speaking 

English Language Requirements

  • 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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General Requirements

To enter the programme you of course need a good command of English, as well as the relevant secondary or tertiary education. Our programme selection check is a mandatory part of your enrolment.

A (senior) secondary school diploma
  • International Baccalaureate or European Baccalaureate Diploma
  • China: senior middle school diploma
  • Germany: Abitur (Zeugnis der Allgemeine Hochschulreife) or Fachhochschulreife
  • UK: 6 subjects with a minimum of 4 GCSEs/IGCSEs with A, B or C grade AND 2 A/AS levels
  • France: Baccalaureat
  • Switzerland: Maturitatszeugnis
  • Italy: Diploma di Maturità
  • USA: high school diploma with college preparatory programme
  • General: a Matriculation Certificate

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8217 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8217 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.
  • Legal tuition fees: € 2,083 
  • Institutional tuition fees: € 8,217

Living costs for Utrecht

  • 900 - 1450 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.

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