UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This four'year programme focuses on the language, culture and history of the Netherlands and Flanders, two regions neighbouring the UK that are among its largest trading partners. Students start learning Dutch from scratch and graduate as fluent and inter'culturally competent speakers of this global language.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Dutch language 1; identities and communities in the Netherlands and Belgium. Year 2 examples: Dutch Language 2: investigating cultures (concepts and methods). Year 3 examples: Year abroad project. Year 4 examples: Themes in Dutch and Belgian history since 1930; contemporary Dutch literature; Dutch renaissance and golden age literature.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £16,130  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • European Baccalaureate
  • GCE A-level ABB
  • Irish Leaving Certificates
  • SQA Advanced Higher ABB
  • International Baccalaureate 34
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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82% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 72%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 87%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 93%

£20,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

85% Go on to work and/or study

In work 50
Studying 30
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 10
Unknown 5

15% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 45%

Total Coursework: 41%

Total Practical: 14%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation