Want to change careers and become a teacher? Or have you been teaching for a while and do you want to cement your skills in a recognised degree? Join adult students from all backgrounds and study part time for your teaching qualification.

Our part-time Teacher Education in English is a four-year programme in an international setting, that has been taught in the English language since 2015. The programme is designed for you to combine with your current career, whether that is already within education or in a completely different field. From the first year onwards, you work at a Dutch school as a teacher's assistant or tutor, both in the classroom and on the job at the internship school.

Are you an international student?

Please read further on our international website.

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Useful to know

Application Deadline Dutch students: till the start of the programme. 15 June (EU students) & 1 august (non-EU students)
Start date September
Course dates Thursdays
Study investment Circa 28 hours per week (excluding work placement)
Tuition € 1084 (free from VAT)

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Location Padualaan 97 Utrecht
Admission Go to admission requirements page
Croho-name B Teacher Education in English
Croho-code 35195
During the programme Teacher Education in English

What to expect of the programme

During our Teacher Education in English programme you will learn about literature (including youth literature), teaching methodology, British and American culture, dialectology, linguistics, second language acquisition and language proficiency. You will also spend time abroad to improve your English skills.

Teacher Education in English: after graduation

Career prospects

Demand for qualified English teachers remains high, and will continue to do so due to the aging teaching staff in the Netherlands and abroad, so you will find it easy to get a great job in education.

Online open evenings

Do you want some personal advice? You can count on us! Meet us online between 8 and 19 November.

Want to know more?

In our brochure you can read more details about the programme.

Why this programme at HU?

  • Double Degree Teacher

    Graduating with two degrees makes you stand out in the job market, and it makes you more flexible as a teaching professional.

  • English in an international environment

    You will be surrounded by English, in an international crowd, making you comfortable with the language very quickly.

  • Modern Campus

    The Utrecht Science Park is a university campus located close to the city of Utrecht, with all facilities close together.

Andrea Laura Romero Oros, Teacher Education in English programme, HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht

"I have a wonderful study coach who is always willing to help me and is available at all times."

Andrea Laura Romero Oros (Bolivia)
Shani Evuort, Teacher Education in English programme, HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht

"The atmosphere around school is nice and everyone is willing to help you"

Shani Evuort (Austria)

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