As electives (your optional course profile), you choose components with a total study load of 60 EC, of which at least 15 EC at level 2 or 3. You can choose electives from another discipline, or in preparation for a Master's programme. 

Your electives consists of:

  • An optional course package of 30 EC in which you can choose the following:
    • a minor at Utrecht  University.
    • a second specialization within your chosen degree programme. The course Medieval Celtic Palaeography, which is part of the first specialisation, is replaced by an individual assignment. You don't need approval from the Board of Examines for this option, but please do inform us of your choice by putting in a 'pro forma' request for approval through Osiris student. 
    • a foreign exchange programme. This requires the approval of the Board of Examiners.
  • Free choice of 30 EC, for example:

Studying abroad

If you choose to study abroad, you need approval of the Board of Examiners for the courses you wish to take. If approved, the credits can count either as optional course package or as free choice. 

Recommended courses and minors

The following minors may be of special interest to students of Celtic because of the relevance of the content and / or methodologies of the minor:

While the content is less directly relevant, the following minors may be of interest to students of Celtic because of relevant methodologies:

Individual courses

  • TL1V14004 Tlc-Latijn I
  • TL1V19005 Tlc-Latin Culture of the Middle Ages
  • TL2V14003 Tlc-Latijn II
  • TL3V19002 Tlc-Latin in Late Antiquity
  • TL3V17002 Tlc-Methoden en statisitiek 2

Free courses

You can choose:

You also might want to consider learning a new language. It gives you access to primary and secondary sources that you did not have access to before. For example, in addition to the common (school) languages: Italian, Modern or Ancient Greek, Latin, Arabic or Turkish.

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