|Application deadline:||Start in 1 September: April (non-EEA: April). Start in 1 February: October (non-EEA: October).|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||September 2014, February 2015|
|Credits:|| 180 ECTS |
|Partnership:|| Erasmus Mundus Scholarship |
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
Become a StudyPortals member and get access to exclusive information, like scholarships and student reviews, related to your favourite programme!
Are you already a StudyPortals Member?
Find all members only information here
For students who do not want to be limited to a single academic discipline. UCM offers 150 courses in almost all academic disciplines. The 3-year programme is entirely in English.
University College Maastricht offers a bachelor's program entirely taught in English. It is meant for students with a broad academic interest, who do not want to limit themselves to a program focused on a single academic discipline. UCM offers 150 courses in almost all academic disciplines. Each semester you construct your own program from the courses offered. At the end of the first year you opt for one of the three concentrations: Social Sciences, Humanities or Sciences. Of course, you do not choose courses randomly. Together with your academic advisor, you discuss your ambitions for the future and choose courses that fit your plans. Next to courses in academic disciplines, you also enroll in an extensive skills training program. Here you learn how to set up and conduct scientific research; you work on your debating skills; and you practice how to present ideas in a clear and persuasive way. Your writing skills receive special attention. The College also offers you the opportunity to learn another foreign language. UCM is a three-year programme taught entirely in English.
Types of teaching (in year 1): * theory: 27%
* practice: 9%
* self study: 64%
Programme internationalization: * Studying abroad is recommended.
This programme has a workload of 180 ECTS.
Previous education: To be eligible for admission to University College Maastricht you should have a Dutch VWO diploma or an international equivalent thereof. Please find below an overview of diplomas which are an international equivalent of the Dutch VWO diploma. UCM does not have any additional subject requirements. Eligibility for admission on the basis of diplomas obtained outside the Netherlands is assessed through diploma evaluation.
Additional language requirements: * Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English: B1
* Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: C1
* IELTS overall band: 6.5
* TOEFL paper based: 575
* TOEFL computer based: 232
* TOEFL internet based: 90
| CAE score: (read more) |
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.
|75 (Grade B)|
|TOEFL paper-based test score :||575|
|TOEFL iBT® test:||90|
Scholarships / Grants:
Nuffic:The aim of the Libertas Support Fund is to assist politically engaged students who for political reasons have been prevented from studying in their countries of origin to continue their studies in the Netherlands. For additional information: Website
Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands