Choose a Master

Once you have completed your Bachelor's programme, you can start looking for a job or continue your studies. Are you still hesitant what to do next? In that case, you can visit Career Services for tips, help or advice.

Choose a master

With your Bachelor's degree in your pocket, you can take a master's degree in order to specialize further. Keep in mind that some Masters may have entry requirements (such as an average of 7 in your Bachelor's programme or some required courses).

The Bachelor's degree in History prepares you for the following Masters:

One-year Master's programmes

Two-year (Research) Master's programmes

Wish to become a teacher?

Do you like your field and would like to share your enthusiasm? Do you enjoy working with young people? Are you thinking about becoming a teacher in secondary education? If so, there are two options after obtaining your professional bachelor's degree:

1. Become a teacher with a first-degree competence

With a first-degree competence, you can work in all classes of the lower and upper grades of vmbo, havo, and vwo. You can obtain your first-degree teaching qualification through the following master programmes:

  • 2-year teacher training
    • The 2-year teacher training programme will train you to become a first-degree teacher in secondary education. During this master, you will also deepen your subject knowledge.
  • 1-year teacher training
    • This master also trains you to become a first-degree teacher and can be taken after obtaining a master’s degree.

2. Becoming a teacher with a second-degree qualification

With a second-degree teaching qualification, you can work in all classes of vmbo and the lower grades of havo and vwo. You can obtain your second-degree qualification in two ways:

Please note that the teaching programmes are taught in Dutch. Visit the website of the Graduate School of Teaching/Universiteit Utrecht for more information about teaching in secondary education and the teacher programmes .

Other Master's programmes


Help selecting a master's programme

Are you still not sure what to do next? Or do you hesitate to do a master's programme at all?