UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Dutch Studies (Language, Culture and History)

This flexible programme combines in-depth exploration of the Dutch language area, comprising the Netherlands, Flanders, Suriname and the Dutch Caribbean, with practical acquisition of linguistic and intercultural skills and a range of specialisations in translation, literature, history and culture in the Low Countries, all in a global perspective. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, presentations, class discussions and individual tutorials.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: Language, culture and history. This core module permits research into 2 of the following fields: Postcolonialism; trauma; memory; collective identities. Options: Contemporary history, culture and society of the Low Countries; making modern Dutch literature; advanced translation from Dutch into English; Dutch language; project in Dutch; modern literary theory; comparative literary studies; translation studies; gender studies; theoretical issues in history and literature.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a variety of methods including coursework, essays, oral presentation, unseen examination and project work. UCL Dutch is known for its advanced use of innovative digital teaching and learning resources.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 9,020 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 18,670 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
MA Part-time £ 4,510 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 9,285 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 7024