Utrecht University’s BA in History is a three-year degree programme that sums up to a study load of 180 EC (60 EC per year and 1 EC = 28 hours of study load). The Education and Examination Regulations (EER) state exactly which requirements you will have to meet in order to graduate as well as the transitional provisions in case you missed some courses.
For an overview of which courses are part of your exam programme, please check the Course Planner for the exam programme you are part of:
Do not hesitate to contact your tutor or Study Advisor when you need help choosing which courses to do.
Your curriculum consists of a major (the main part of your curriculum) and electives. The distribution of the number of ECs you will have to obtain for the various components depends on the year you enrolled (and thus the exam programme you are assigned to).
- Year 1: Core profile 1 (30 EC) and Core profile 2 (30 EC)
- Year 2: Specialisation (30 EC), compulsory electives (15 EC)
- Year 3: Bachelor thesis preparation (7.5 EC) and bachelor's thesis (15 EC)
Electives (year 2 and 3)