Are you excited about education? Do you enjoy working with children and young adults? Our English-language teaching programme 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.

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.

Are you an international student?

Please read further on our international website.

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During the programme of teacher education english
During the programme

Learn to teach English

You will be prepared for a successful career in education. You’ll study five fields of expertise: the English language, methodology, research, pedagogics and an internship.

After your graduation

Help your students to learn English

Your Bachelor of Education gives you the opportunity to pursue a long-term career in education. It can lead to senior positions in schools and it enables you to do a Master's.

Admission requirements Teacher Education in English

Applying after secondary school or MBO?

If you want to start with the Teacher Education in English degree programme, you need to have a secondary school diploma at a sufficient level and English proficiency of at least CEFR level B1. Of course, an affinity with the English language and a passion for working with young minds and imparting knowledge will serve you well.

Applying without a diploma?

Are you 21 years or older and you don't have a (sufficient) diploma? Then you'll need to take an admission test.

Does this programme suit you?

  • Sociable 

    You enjoy being surrounded by others, have an affinity with young people and possess great communicative and social skills.

  • English Language Lover

    You are passionate about the English language and culture. You enjoy reading and writing and are curious about other cultures.

  • Creative 

    In your spare time you like to spend time on creative writing, music, theatre, plays, scouting and developing games.

Maria Popescu, Teacher Education in English programme, HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht

"The lessons adequately prepare you for real-life situations that you might encounter as a teacher"

Maria Popescu (Romania) Second year student
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 Sophie Evuort (Austria)

Useful to know

Application Deadline 1 May
Start date September
Location Padualaan 97 Utrecht
Programme level Bachelor of Education (BEd)
Numerus fixus No
Croho-name B Teacher Education in English
Croho-code 35195
Foodcourt Padualaan 101, Utrecht Science Park

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