Find out about your options to study Dutch at the University of Sheffield.
Teaching in Dutch is provided by the School of Languages and Cultures (SLC), and there are a variety of options available to include Dutch at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Undergraduate degree combinations that include Dutch are:
- Dutch language & culture with one other language & culture
- Dutch language & culture with two other languages & cultures
- Dutch language & culture with a non-language subject
- Dutch languages & culture, a second language & culture, and a non-language subject
If you are studying a non-language degree programme that includes unrestricted credits, you can also use these to study Dutch modules (see below for details).
The School of Languages and Cultures offers a wide range of masters degrees which can include Dutch as a language:
- MA Modern Languages and Cultures
- MA Intercultural Communication
- MA Intercultural Communication and International Development
- MA Multilingual Information Management
- MA Translation Studies
- MA Screen Translation
- MA Crossways in Cultural Narratives (MUNDUS)
A global reputation for research excellence and a thriving research community also makes us the ideal place to pursue a PhD in languages and cultures.
Unrestricted and not-for-credit modules
If you aren't studying a language degree but would still like to experience learning Dutch at university, you can do so through Languages for All. Languages for All is a university-wide scheme for all students wishing to develop foreign language skills, either by learning a new language from scratch, or continuing to build on existing language experience.
If you have some experience of modern language learning, you can take Dutch language and culture modules either as part of your degree (unrestricted modules) or alongside your degree (not-for-credit modules) as an extra-curricular activity. Please follow the link below for more information on how this works:
If you are a postgraduate taught student, you can study not-for-credit modules in Dutch as an extra-curricular activity in addition to your studies.
Postgraduate research students can study Dutch modules on a not-for-credit basis alongside their research. These may be included in your Doctoral Development Programme (DDP) portfolio if relevant to your doctoral research and/or career development.
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