Do you qualify to enter HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht's Teacher Education in English Master programme? Find out here.

Admission requirements Master Teacher Education in English

You need to have a relevant Bachelor’s degree, such as a Bachelor of Teacher Education in English, or a Bachelor English Language and Culture with a Minor in Education. In the absence of a Minor in Education, proof of C2 level is needed (see ‘Language Requirements’ below), together with convincing evidence of substantial teaching experience and teaching skills in the relevant category, the evaluation of which is done by the intake coordinator. For more information about the admission requirements, visit

Please note that this programme is only available part-time. Unfortunately, this means that students who require a Dutch residence permit for study purposes are not eligible to apply.

  • Students need to have C2 language ability or the equivalent. This can be proven by the language test results as per the table:
Certificate of TOEFL  Certificate of IELTS  Cambridge English 
iBT Test at a test center & iBT Test on paper Academic Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)

Minimum overall score 114;

Reading: 29
Listening: 28
Speaking: 28
Writing 29 

Minimum overall score 8.5;

No sub-score under 8

Minimum score of 200

In some cases proof may be waived: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited Dutch university (HBO/WO).
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in a country where the medium of tuition is English; and where the full Bachelor programme has been taught in English; and the full degree (not part) has been obtained in that country.

Before your admission, you will have a personal interview with a student counsellor. Together, you will discuss what you want out of the programme, your motivation, ambitions and experience in order to design your personal Learning Plan. This will give you a good idea about the possibilities this master programme offers you, and whether it is a good fit.

If you do not, or not yet, live in the Netherlands, you can enrol via Studielink, after creating a personal username and password. You can create your account on the Studielink website. Registration deadlines are 1 May (non-EU students) and 1 August (EU students).

Students living in the Netherlands - including non-Dutch nationals - can enrol as well as apply for student grants and loans via Studielink (in English, Dutch and German). For this, you need a DigiD log-in code, which takes up to five days to obtain. The closing date for registration on most programmes is 1 May.