Year 3 is all about your final project. You will take the following courses:
- 7.5 EC Theory of History (preparation for your final paper)
- 7.5 or 15 EC Thesis
- 45 EC Elective courses (of the 60 EC you will have to obtain in your programme)
Refer to the Course Planner for an overview of the compulsory courses that are part of the History programme.
Did you start before 2018? Then check the History Education and Examination Regulations to see which courses you will have to take.
WIth the Theory of History Course you will deepen and broaden your knowledge in the scientific and social context of history.
You complete your major with your final thesis of 7.5 EC or 15 EC (students who started before 2021 can choose for either a 7,5 or 15 EC thesis). Usually, you will choose a subject that ties in with your specialisation. There are many different History lecturers with diverse expertise to choose from.
Block 1, 2, 3 and 4: Elective courses
In year 3, you choose the remaining 45 EC in elective courses. As electives you can start with a minor, do an internship, go abroad or choose from a broad range of available courses. Make sure to check each course's entry requirements.