UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

UCL Dutch has one of the largest Dutch libraries outside of the Low Countries and hosts an annual Writer-in-Residence as well as regular research seminars by visiting lecturers and professors from the Netherlands and Flanders, ensuring close contact between the department and the Dutch-speaking countries. Students have opportunities to work in conjunction with other School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS) departments and across UCL. Research area: Golden Age and Renaissance and modern Dutch and Flemish literature and culture; Comparative literature, gender studies and translation studies; Modern history, culture and society of the Benelux countries; intercultural and transnational studies; Research into the teaching of Dutch as a foreign language and distance education as well as digital humanities. Recent graduates have used their knowledge to work in the fields of research, curatorship, the BBC, the BFI, advertising and the film industry. Research course may also offered on a four-year full-time basis.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £5,210 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £5,210 European Fees
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £20,170 Overseas Fees
5 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £2,605 Home Fees
5 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £2,605 European Fees
5 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £10,150 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Applicants need a minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor?s degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have: IELTS overall grade of 7.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests; overall score of 109 with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening in Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT; overall score of 191 with 176 in all subtests in Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English; overall score of 191 with 176 in all subtests in Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English; 75 overall, with a minimum of 62 in each Communicative Skill in Pearson Test of English (Academic); successful completion of ISE III with a ?distinction? in all components; overall mark of 75%, with at least 65% in each of the four subtests in UCL Diploma in English for Academic Purposes; overall mark of 75% with at least 65% in each of the four elements of the examination in UCL International Pre-Master's Courses; mark of 75%, with at least 65% in each of the subtests in UCL Pre-sessional English Courses.
  • IELTS score: 7.5
  • TOEFL score: 109