Do you want to speak and write French at 'near-native' level? After completing our part-time Teacher Education in French Master programme, the French language won't hold any secrets for you!  You will also have developed a critical approach to language education and will be ready to put this into practise.

Why study at HU?

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This master programme prepares you to teach French language and literature to the higher classes of Dutch higher secondary and tertiary education (HAVO, VWO and HBO in Dutch). Instead of spending a great deal of time in-class, you will be spending most of your time in front of it, teaching teens and young adults at the school where you work. The combination of one day a week at HU, and the rest of the week actually teaching makes for an ideal combination.

Useful to know

Start date September
Application Deadline 2 weeks before your start date (Dutch students), 15 June (non-EU students) and 1 August (EU students)
Course days Wednesdays from 12.30 - 21.30 hours
Study investment Around 30 hours per week, excluding internships
Your tuition fee at HU depends on a number of factors, for example your nationality. Want to know which fee applies to you? Check the tuition fee calculator.
Programme level Master of Education (MEd)
Location Padualaan 97 Utrecht
Practical Information CostsAdmission requirementsHousingImmigration
Croho-name M Teacher Education in French
Croho-code 45266
Master Teacher Education in French: during the programme
During the programme

Teaching French at a higher level

Do you want to speak and write French at a near-native level? Take a step up from your bachelor's degree with this part-time master's programme. Afterwards, the French language won't hold any secrets for you! You will spend most of your time in front of the class, teaching teenagers and young adults.

Master Teacher Education in French: your career awaits you
After your graduation

Eager and challenged to teach French

You will have studied didactics, teaching theory and of course the French language. So you are prepared to teach French language and literature to the higher classes of Dutch higher secondary and tertiary education (HAVO, VWO and HBO). Furthermore, you’ve developed a critical approach to language education and are full of ideas on how to improve it.

How to apply

Can’t wait to start? Find out which steps you need to take.

Want to know more?

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

Your personal learning track

Your Student Career Coach (SCC) will help you with a personal study programme that suits your needs as we believe an individual approach is essential when studying part time.

What’s your tuition fee?

Use our tuition fee calculator to find out what you will be paying. If you are already teaching, you may be eligible for a Teachers scholarship (link in Dutch) or Allowances and subsidies for teacher training (link in Dutch) from the Dutch government. Additionally, you can expect to pay around € 300 per year for books, materials and excursions.

Request personal advice

Want to know more about this programme?

Do you have specific questions or would you like personal advice? Please contact charline.rouffet@hu.nl.

Why study the Master Teacher in French at HU?

  • Studying language and education theory

    During this master you deepen your knowledge of French language and culture, as well as strengthen your didactic and pedagogical foundation.

  • Innovative learning

    You study in a digital learning environment rather than spending long hours in-class.

  • Ready for the future

    What you learn at HU, you can put into practice immediately, ensuring you are ready to take your career to great heights.