Master up your English

  • Minor
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Master up your English

Start: September, February
  • Language and Communication

Are you interested in pursuing an English-taught Master degree after finishing your bachelor programme? Do you dream of working abroad and pursuing an international career? Then prepare yourself by following the new minor Master up your English!


  • Credits: 30
  • Language: English 
  • Location: Groningen
  • Startdate: Semester 1 and 2

About this minor

By doing this Minor you will improve the level of your English enormously. You will be
well-prepared for an English-taught master.

The Minor is focused on improving your English language skills in the following areas:

  • Academic writing, as to be prepared to write a Master thesis.
  • Speaking skills: you will improve your presentation skills in English as to reach the level necessary for a Master degree.
  • English vocabulary and grammar of research and statistics. Research and statistics will be taught from the language perspective. The subjects research and statistics themselves will not be too advanced. In this way you will be prepared language-wise for whatever English-taught Master you choose.
  • Dealing with intercultural project work.
  • Listening and reading skills. You will gain speed in reading academic texts in the field of your own interests.
  • Setting up your individual research project.

Before you can start

Target group

Hanze students that aim for an English-taught Master. Anyone who is interested in pursuing an international career.


English language skills: Level  B2 according to the Common European Framework (CEF) or IELTS 5.5


Fields of interest

  • Language and Communication