Utrecht University’s BA in Linguistics 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).
Your curriculum consists of a major (the main part of your curriculum, 120 EC) and electives (60 EC).
- 120 EC Major (your programme's main subject) - years 1, 2 and 3
- 60 EC Electives (optional course profile) - year 2 and 3
Which courses you will need to take depends on the year you started your programme.
Study programme in the Course planner per start year
The Education and Examination Regulations (EER) state exactly which requirements you must meet in order to graduate and what you must do in case you failed to complete any of your courses. You will graduate when you meet all the requirements.
Questions about your study plan?
Approval, study progress, marks and entry requirements
If you want to deviate from the exam programme mentioned in the Education and Examination Regulations, you will have to ask for approval beforehand. If your request is approved, it will eventually also be entered into OSIRIS, and incorporated into your examination programme and study progress overview.